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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 51-65 of 65 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D5VB-0492 10-in. 7/13/1945 Little shoemaker Artists vary Vocal solos, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1911-06-22-1a] Not documented 6/22/1911 Little Miss Muffet Helen Protheroe Female vocal solo composer  
Victor [Trial 1923-12-11-01] 10-in. 12/11/1923 Smelling Hazel Steele Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1926-11-23-01] 10-in. 11/23/1926 Return of spring Emily Stokes Hagar Female vocal solo composer  
Columbia 19437 10-in. 6/26/1911 The slumber boat Mrs. A. Stewart Holt Female vocal solo, with string quartet composer  
Columbia 19841 10-in. 4/2/1912 Slumber boat Edward Lankow Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38218 10-in. 8/23/1912 The slumber boat Jeska Swartz Female vocal solo, with violin and piano composer  
Columbia 45938 10-in. 8/11/1915 The slumber boat Anita Rio Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77980 10-in. 7/31/1918 The slumber boat Barbara Maurel Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 80325 10-in. 4/28/1922 The slumber boat Lucy Gates Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 30368 12-in. 2/19/1910 Visitors Kitty Cheatham Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh W402472 10-in. 6/27/1929 I do, don’t you? Rev. H. B. Jackson Male vocal solo, with organ composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E3284-E3285 10-in. 6/25/1926 The slumber boat Godfrey Ludlow Violin solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick E3333-E3334 10-in. 6/30/1926 The slumber boat Godfrey Ludlow Violin solo, with piano composer  
Edison 7277 10-in. 4/8/1920 The slumber boat Delphine March Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 51-65 of 65 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gaynor, Jessie L.," accessed April 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108988.

Gaynor, Jessie L.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108988.

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