Emma Louise Ashford

Emma Louise Ashford (born Hindle) (27 March 1850 – 22 September 1930) was an American organist, composer, and music editor. She wrote over 600 compositions. From 1894 to 1930 she was an editor at Lorenz Publishing Company, and at its periodicals The Choir Leader and The Organist.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1, 1850 (Newark), Died September 22, 1930 (Nashville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-27019 10-in. 10/11/1922 My task Merle Alcock Female vocal solo, with celeste and orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-47096 10-in. 9/24/1928 Lift up your heads First Methodist Church Choir of Memphis, Tennessee ; Vivian Jenkins ; Walter Jenkins Mixed vocal chorus and soloist composer  
Victor BVE-48838 10-in. 1/29/1929 My task Pace Jubilee Singers ; Hattie Parker Mixed vocal chorus and soloist, with piano composer  
Columbia 39867 10-in. 2/16/1915 My task Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39893 10-in. 2/25/1915 Lift up your heads Columbia Mixed Quartette Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W142077 10-in. 4/21/1926 My task Jack Pickell Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison 7163 10-in. 2/16/1920 My task Fred East Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ashford, Emma Louise," accessed September 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108894.

Ashford, Emma Louise. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108894.

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