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R. H. Burnside

Robert Hubberthorne Burnside (August 13, 1873 – September 14, 1952) was an American actor, director, producer, composer, and playwright. He was artistic director of the 5,200-seat New York Hippodrome from 1908 to 1923. He wrote and staged hundreds of dramas, musicals and theatrical spectacles.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 13th, 1870 (Glasgow), Died Metuchen

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1920

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, speaker, author

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-1085 10-in. 3/9/1904 Sergeant Kitty : Selections Arthur Pryor's Orchestra Orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-1085 12-in. 3/9/1904 Sergeant Kitty : Selections Arthur Pryor's Orchestra Orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-1214 12-in. 4/13/1904 Love song Corinne Morgan Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-1214 10-in. 4/13/1904 Love song Corinne Morgan Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4446 10-in. 4/29/1907 It's nice to have a sweetheart Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-4446 8-in. 4/29/1907 It's nice to have a sweetheart Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6846 10-in. 3/2/1909 I'm looking for a sweetheart Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-16750 10-in. 11/5/1915 The ladder of roses Orpheus Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-16772 10-in. 11/11/1915 The ladder of roses Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-20879 10-in. 10/18/1917 A sweetheart of my own Elizabeth Spencer Female vocal solo, with mixed vocal quartet and orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-21402 12-in. 1/2/1918 Gems from Jack O'Lantern Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 4066 10-in. ca. Jan.-May 1909 I'm looking for a sweetheart and I think you'll do Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 46849 10-in. 6/16/1916 A New York Hippodrome rehearsal R. H. Burnside ; New York Hippodrome Chorus Comic monologue, with female vocal chorus and orchestra author, speaker  
Columbia 77420 10-in. 10/8/1917 Wait 'till the cows come home Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77426 10-in. 10/9/1917 A sweetheart of my own James Harrod Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 7597 10-in. 10/22/1920 Wonderful girl, wonderful boy Reese Jones ; Helen Bell Rush Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 221-B] 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 I'm looking for a sweetheart, and I think you'll do Henry Burr Male vocal solo lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Burnside, R. H.," accessed August 12, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108669.

Burnside, R. H.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 12, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108669.

"Burnside, R. H.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 12 August 2020.

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