W. S. Rockstro

William Smith Rockstro (5 January 1823 – 1 July 1895) was an English musicologist, teacher, pianist and composer. He is best remembered for his books, including music textbooks, music history and biographies of famous musicians.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 5, 1823, Died July 1, 1895 (Greater London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-13412 10-in. 6/10/1913 Summer is a-coming in Victor Women's Chorus Female vocal chorus, with male vocal duet arranger  
Victor BVE-35852 10-in. 9/3/1926 Sumer is icumen in Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied arranger  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rockstro, W. S.," accessed September 30, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109166.

Rockstro, W. S.. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 30, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109166.

"Rockstro, W. S.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 30 September 2023.

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