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 13, 1898 (New Orleans), Died June 16, 1981 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, composer

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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  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Boatner, Edward," accessed September 30, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109094.

Boatner, Edward. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 30, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109094.

"Boatner, Edward." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 30 September 2022.

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