Thurlow Lieurance

Thurlow Weed Lieurance (March 21, 1878 – December 9, 1963) was an American composer, known primarily for his song "By the Waters of Minnetonka". He is frequently categorized with a number of his contemporaries, including Charles Wakefield Cadman, Arthur Nevin, Charles Sanford Skilton, Preston Ware Orem, and Arthur Farwell, as a member of the Indianist movement in American music.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1878

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, flute, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 79 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15813 10-in. 3/18/1915 Lullaby Julia Culp Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19685 10-in. 5/2/1917 By the waters of Minnetonka Julia Culp Contralto vocal solo, with harp and orchestra composer  
Victor B-21014 10-in. 10/30/1917 By the waters of Minnetonka Princess Watahwaso Female vocal solo, with piano and flute composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-21015 10-in. 10/30/1917 Aooah Princess Watahwaso Female vocal solo, with piano and flute instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-21015 10-in. 1/27/1930 Aooah Princess Watahwaso Female vocal solo, with piano and flute composer  
Victor B-21016 10-in. 10/30/1917 By the weeping waters Princess Watahwaso Female vocal solo, with piano and flute instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-21016 10-in. 1/27/1930 By the weeping waters Princess Watahwaso Female vocal solo, with piano and flute composer  
Victor B-21017 10-in. 10/30/1917 A Sioux serenade Princess Watahwaso Female vocal solo, with piano and flute instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-21019 10-in. 10/30/1917 Two Indian songs Princess Watahwaso Female vocal solo, with piano and flute composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-24119 10-in. 5/17/1920 By the waters of Minnetonka Frances Alda Soprano vocal solo, with harp, violin, and orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-24119 10-in. 4/8/1927 By the waters of Minnetonka Frances Alda Soprano vocal solo, with male quartet and orchestra composer  
Victor B-25934 10-in. 1/5/1922 Indian spring bird Princess Watahwaso Female vocal solo, with piano and flute composer  
Victor B-29428 10-in. 2/1/1924 By the waters of Minnetonka Renée Chemet Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-29428 10-in. 12/3/1926 By the waters of Minnetonka Renée Chemet Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor C-29874 12-in. 4/10/1924 By the waters of Minnetonka Fannie Shreve Heartsill Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-30177 10-in. 6/11/1924 By the waters of Minnetonka Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-30177 10-in. 9/8/1926 By the waters of Minnetonka Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-32692 10-in. 6/10/1925 By the waters of Minnetonka Laura F. MacNichol Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-34923 10-in. 3/1/1926 The Angelus Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-35116 10-in. 4/6/1926 By the waters of Minnetonka Isabel Allen Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-36750 10-in. 11/1/1926 By the waters of Minnetonka Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39388 10-in. 11/8/1927 Lullaby Elsie Baker Contralto vocal solo, with flute and piano composer  
Victor BVE-40460 10-in. 11/23/1927 By the waters of Minnetonka Flora McCrea Eaton Female vocal solo, with violin and harp composer  
Victor BVE-41356 10-in. 12/9/1927 By the waters of Minnetonka Eddie South's Alabamians Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-46167 10-in. 8/29/1928 By the waters of Minnetonka Alice Williams Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
(Results 1-25 of 79 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lieurance, Thurlow," accessed August 7, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109647.

Lieurance, Thurlow. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 7, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109647.

"Lieurance, Thurlow." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 7 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109647

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