Edward Clark

Edward Clark (May 6, 1878 – November 18, 1954) was a Russian-born American actor whose career began in the silent era. He appeared in 133 films between 1913 and 1955. He was also a playwright, theatre director and songwriter. Among his songs was the original 1899 barbershop quartet song Heart of My Heart. He was born in Russia and died in Hollywood, California from a heart attack.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 6th, 1878 (Russia), Died November 18th, 1954 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-19333 10-in. 3/2/1917 You're in love Lyric Quartet ; Harry Macdonough Mixed vocal quartet and male vocal soloist, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-39165 10-in. 9/8/1927 Pastafazoola The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Victor CVE-58694 12-in. 3/12/1930 Selections from You're in love Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Orchestra, with piano, female vocal solo, and male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor [Trial 1928-02-01-02] 10-in. 2/1/1928 Pastafazoola Lillian Morton Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Columbia 19389 10-in. 5/29/1911 Take a look at me now Adeline Francis Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W144451 10-in. 7/8/1927 Pastafazoola Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with piano songwriter  
Columbia 144473 10-in. 7/20/1927 Pastafazoola University Six Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal duet songwriter  
OKeh W81482 10-in. 9/27/1927 Pastafazoola Jazz Pilots Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Brunswick E24420-E24423 10-in. 9/12/1927 Pastafazoola Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take E24423) songwriter  
Edison 5421 10-in. 3/1/1917 You're in love George Wilton Ballard ; Gladys Rice Female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 5441 10-in. 3/12/1917 He will understand George Wilton Ballard ; Gladys Rice ; Betsy Lane Shepherd Mixed vocal trio and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 11869 10-in. 9/2/1927 Pastafazoola Frank Bessinger ; Frank Wright Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 11950 10-in. 10/13/1927 Pastafazoola The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Clark, Edward," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109227.

Clark, Edward. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109227.

"Clark, Edward." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109227

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