Avery Robinson

Avery Robinson (January 21, 1878 – May 11, 1965 ) was an American classical composer who worked with, among others, Roland Hayes and Paul Robeson.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1878 (Louisville), Died May 11, 1965 (Pittsfield)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-31750 10-in. 1/23/1925 Water boy Marguerite D'Alvarez Contralto vocal solo, with piano arranger  
Victor BVE-33084 10-in. 7/16/1925 Water boy Paul Robeson Bass vocal solo, with piano arranger  
Victor BS-03846 10-in. 12/24/1936 Water boy Helen Dreiser Female vocal solo, with piano arranger  
Victor BS-017722 10-in. 12/15/1937 Water boy Dayton Westminster Choir ; John Finley Williamson Mixed vocal chorus arranger  
Victor PBS-061543 10-in. 8/20/1941 Water boy Earl Hines Orchestra ; Billy Eckstine Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo arranger  
Victor BS-063729 10-in. 4/9/1941 Water boy Norman Cordon ; Karl Kritz Bass vocal solo, with piano arranger  
Brunswick LTR177 10-in. 6/12/1929 Water boy William Powers Male vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Columbia (U.K.) WA2821 10-in. between approximately January 30th 1926 and March 8th 1926 Water boy Turner Layton ; Turner Layton Male vocal solo, with piano arranger  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Robinson, Avery," accessed July 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109775.

Robinson, Avery. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109775.

"Robinson, Avery." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 July 2024.

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