George Drumm

George Drumm (1874 – December 16, 1959) was a German-American composer, musician, and conductor known for composing "Hail, America", reportedly a favorite march of Dwight Eisenhower, which has been regularly performed at official United States government ceremonies since the 1950s.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1874 (Erdesbach), Died December 16th, 1959 (New York City;Dobbs Ferry)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-42973 10-in. 9/24/1928 Springtime Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Drumm, George," accessed October 20, 2020,

Drumm, George. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from

"Drumm, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

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