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Harvey Worthington Loomis

Harvey Worthington Loomis (February 5, 1865, Brooklyn, New York – December 25, 1930, Boston, Massachusetts) was an American composer. He is remembered today for his associations with the Indianist movement and the Wa-Wan Press.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 5th, 1865 (New York City), Died December 25th, 1930 (Boston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1902 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1225 7-in. 1/30/1902 On tip-toe Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1225 10-in. 1/30/1902 On tip-toe Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]1225 12-in. 6/19/1902 On tip-toe Sousa's Band Band composer  
Victor B-14488 10-in. 2/19/1914 The wind Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-19872 10-in. 5/18/1917 Butterfly Kitty Cheatham Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-19873 10-in. 5/18/1917 Minuet Kitty Cheatham Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-19874 10-in. 5/18/1917 Set the ball a-rolling Kitty Cheatham Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-22890 10-in. 6/6/1919 Wise bird Laura Littlefield Female vocal solo, with instrumental quintet lyricist  
Victor B-29287 10-in. 1/15/1924 Lady Moon Anna Howard ; Laura Littlefield Female vocal duet, with harp and orchestra arranger, composer  
Victor BVE-57933 10-in. 12/19/1929 The child and the star Ruth Rodgers Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-57935 10-in. 12/19/1929 A Christmas carol Ruth Rodgers Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-027282 10-in. 10/11/1938 Girls' action songs Amos Allen ; Hazel Glenn Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Loomis, Harvey Worthington," accessed November 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109180.

Loomis, Harvey Worthington. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109180.

"Loomis, Harvey Worthington." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109180

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