W. Otto Miessner

William Otto Miessner (May 26, 1880 - May 27, 1967) was an American composer and music educator. Most of his life was spent in the midwest, particularly Indiana and Wisconsin.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1880, Died May 27th, 1967

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-10513 10-in. 6/7/1911 Hearing Evan Williams Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-10971 10-in. 9/15/1911 Grandaddy long-legs Dorothy Gaynor [i.e., Dorothy Gaynor Blake] Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-10996 10-in. 9/20/1911 The scarecrow Dorothy Gaynor [i.e., Dorothy Gaynor Blake] Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-12381 10-in. 9/18/1912 In China Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-12381 10-in. 1/17/1927 In Scotland Edna Brown Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-12418 10-in. 9/27/1912 The scarecrow Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-14580 10-in. 3/17/1914 Grandaddy long legs Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-14580 10-in. 1/17/1927 Grandaddy long legs Edna Brown Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-34969 10-in. 1/25/1926 Melody way to play the piano W. Otto Miessner Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-34970 10-in. 1/25/1926 Melody way to play the piano W. Otto Miessner Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-36685 10-in. 11/15/1926 The postman Erva Giles Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-36688 10-in. 11/15/1926 Sand wells Erva Giles Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-64852 10-in. 1/15/1931 Good morning Myrtle C. Eaver ; Anna Howard Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor CVE-67792 12-in. 1/14/1931 Dream song Elsie Baker ; Myrtle C. Eaver ; Lucy Isabelle Marsh Female vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor CVE-67793 12-in. 1/14/1931 The blue-bell Edna Brown ; Anna Howard Female vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-67794 10-in. 1/14/1931 Playing ball Anna Howard Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BRC-71990 10-in. 3/23/1932 Hallowe'en Anna Howard Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor BRC-71991 10-in. 3/23/1932 Autumn colors (Swedish folk song) Myrtle C. Eaver ; Lucy Isabelle Marsh Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-027282 10-in. 10/11/1938 Girls' action songs Amos Allen ; Hazel Glenn Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1923-12-11-01] 10-in. 12/11/1923 Smelling Hazel Steele Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1926-01-27-03] 10-in. 1/27/1926 Rhythmic games, part 3 W. Otto Miessner Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1926-01-27-04] 10-in. 1/27/1926 Rhythmic games, part 4 W. Otto Miessner Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Miessner, W. Otto," accessed October 31, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109023.

Miessner, W. Otto. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109023.

"Miessner, W. Otto." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 31 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109023

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