Alice C. D. Riley

Alice Cushing Donaldson Riley (1867–1955) was an American an author of children's poetry, stories, books, songs, and several one-act plays. Her best known work was "Slumber Boat", a children's lullaby co-written with her dear friend Dorothy "Jessie" L. Gaynor. She is responsible for establishing clubs, including The Riley Circle, which led to the Drama Club of Evanston, inspired the Drama League of America, was a charter club member of the Garden Club of Evanston, and initiated the Evanston Arts Center.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1867, Died 1953

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 45 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-10592 10-in. 6/26/1911 Little Miss Muffet Helen Protheroe Female vocal solo author  
Victor B-10995 10-in. 9/20/1911 Slumber boat Gaynor Trio Female vocal trio, with piano author  
Victor B-11003 10-in. 9/23/1911 Sugar dolly Jennie Kerr Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor B-11049 10-in. 10/3/1911 The little shoemaker Dorothy Gaynor [i.e., Dorothy Gaynor Blake] Female vocal duet author  
Victor B-11063 10-in. 10/6/1911 Slumber boat Dorothy Gaynor [i.e., Dorothy Gaynor Blake] Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor B-11064 10-in. 10/6/1911 Slumber boat Rose Gaynor Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor B-13495 10-in. 6/26/1913 The slumber boat Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor BVE-14429 10-in. 1/17/1927 The woodpecker Edna Brown Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor B-14581 10-in. 3/17/1914 Little shoemaker Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor BVE-14581 10-in. 6/15/1927 The little shoemaker Edna Brown Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor B-14627 10-in. 3/25/1914 Blowing bubbles Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor B-14628 10-in. 3/25/1914 See-saw Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor B-14629 10-in. 3/25/1914 My shadow Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor BVE-14725 10-in. 3/31/1927 Land of Nod Alice Green Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor B-14735 10-in. 4/20/1914 Gingerbread man Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor BVE-14735 10-in. 9/24/1926 The gingerbread man Alice Green Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor B-14736 10-in. 4/20/1914 Violets Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with piano, violin, and flute author  
Victor BVE-14736 10-in. 3/31/1927 The violet Alice Green Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor B-14737 10-in. 4/20/1914 Household hints Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor BVE-14737 10-in. 9/24/1926 Household hints Alice Green Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor B-14738 10-in. 4/20/1914 Poppy lady Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with piano, violin, and flute author  
Victor B-14963 10-in. 6/16/1914 The slumber boat Christine Miller Female vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor B-15237 10-in. 10/1/1914 The leaves' party Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor BVE-15237 10-in. 1/17/1927 Leaves' party Edna Brown Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor B-15240 10-in. 10/1/1914 Around the Christmas tree Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with piano author  
(Results 1-25 of 45 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Riley, Alice C. D.," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109025.

Riley, Alice C. D.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109025.

"Riley, Alice C. D.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.

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