Edward Boatner

Edward Hammond Boatner (1898–1981) was an African-American composer who wrote many popular concert arrangements of Negro spirituals.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 13th, 1898 (New Orleans), Died June 16th, 1981 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-34439 10-in. 1/25/1926 On ma journey Paul Robeson Bass vocal solo, with piano arranger  
Victor BVE-57332 10-in. 10/26/1929 A little talk with Jesus Pace Jubilee Singers ; Hattie Parker Mixed vocal chorus, with piano composer  
Gramophone 0B6296 10-in. 2/15/1933 On ma journey Paul Robeson Bass vocal solo, with piano arranger  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Boatner, Edward," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109094.

Boatner, Edward. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109094.

"Boatner, Edward." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109094

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