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
|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|
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.
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