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 13, 1870 (Glasgow), Died September 14, 1952 (Metuchen)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1920
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, speaker, author
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|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 ; Raymond Hubbell ; New York Hippodrome Chorus||Comic monologue, with female vocal chorus and orchestra||speaker, author|
|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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Burnside, R. H.," accessed October 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108669.
Burnside, R. H.. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108669.
"Burnside, R. H.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 October 2022.
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