Jessie L. Gaynor

Jesse L. Smith Gaynor (February 17, 1863 - February 20, 1921) was an American composer of children's music. She wrote the music for the well-known children's lullaby "The Slumber Boat", in collaboration with the children's author, Alice C.D. Riley, who wrote the lyrics.

Her daughter, Rose Gaynor Barrett (1884-1954), was an American visual artist as well as songwriter under her maiden name, Rose Fenimore Gaynor.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 17, 1863 (St. Louis), Died February 20, 1921 (St. Louis)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, vocalist, arranger, lyricist

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 65 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-14735 10-in. 4/20/1914 Gingerbread man Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-14735 10-in. 9/24/1926 The gingerbread man Alice Green Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-14736 10-in. 4/20/1914 Violets Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with piano, violin, and flute composer  
Victor BVE-14736 10-in. 3/31/1927 The violet Alice Green Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-14737 10-in. 4/20/1914 Household hints Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-14737 10-in. 9/24/1926 Household hints Alice Green Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-14738 10-in. 4/20/1914 Poppy lady Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with piano, violin, and flute composer  
Victor B-14963 10-in. 6/16/1914 The slumber boat Christine Miller Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-15237 10-in. 10/1/1914 The leaves' party Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-15237 10-in. 1/17/1927 Leaves' party Edna Brown Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-15240 10-in. 10/1/1914 Around the Christmas tree Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-16631 10-in. 10/8/1915 Humpty Dumpty Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20895 10-in. 10/23/1917 The slumber boat Laura Littlefield Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-21414 10-in. 1/11/1918 Awakening Laura Littlefield Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor CVE-35179 12-in. 6/4/1926 Accompaniment for singing, no. 4 Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-36176 10-in. 9/10/1926 Blowing bubbles Erva Giles Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-36687 10-in. 11/15/1926 The bee and the butterfly Erva Giles Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-37058 10-in. 11/29/1926 See-saw Erva Giles Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-37886 10-in. 4/1/1927 Slumber boat Anna Howard Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-38083 10-in. 6/15/1927 The big drum Edna Brown Female vocal solo, with piccolo, piano, and drums composer  
Victor BVE-38951 10-in. 6/15/1927 Pit-a-pat Edna Brown Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-39331 10-in. 9/21/1927 Baa-baa black sheep Alice Green Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-45034 10-in. 5/11/1928 Mighty lak' a rose Anne Stanier Rutledge Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-50723 10-in. 3/6/1929 The slumber boat David Buttolph ; Murray Kellner ; National Cavaliers Male vocal quartet, with violin and piano composer  
Victor BS-051425 10-in. 6/13/1940 Cradle song Lela May Flynn ; Helen E. Myers Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
(Results 26-50 of 65 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gaynor, Jessie L.," accessed April 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108988.

Gaynor, Jessie L.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108988.

"Gaynor, Jessie L.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 April 2024.

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