Edmund Vance Cooke
Edmund Vance Cooke (June 5, 1866 – December 18, 1932) was a 19th- and 20th-century poet best remembered for his inspirational verse "How Did You Die?"
Cooke was born in Port Dover, Ontario. in 1898 he married Lilith Castleberry with whom he had five children. He later read his poems on radio, WWJ in Detroit, Michigan. He died in Cleveland, Ohio.
Birth and Death Data: Born June 5th, 1866 (Port Dover), Died December 18th, 1932 (Cleveland)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1918
Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, author, lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-9800||10-in.||1/13/1911||The moo-cow||Henry Allan Price||Recitation, with piano||author|
|Victor||B-10048||10-in.||3/14/1911||The moo cow moo||Henry Allan Price||Recitation||author|
|Victor||B-10049||10-in.||3/14/1911||The fairy tale||Henry Allan Price||Recitation||author|
|Victor||B-13772||10-in.||9/12/1913||How did you die?||Homer A. Rodeheaver||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Victor||B-20313||10-in.||7/2/1917||For the freedom of the world||Harry Macdonough ; Orpheus Quartet||Male vocal quartet and soloist, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||[Trial 1916-09-19-01]||Not documented||9/19/1916||Educational recitations||Edmund Vance Cooke||Recitation||speaker|
|Columbia||38567||10-in.||1/18/1913||Don't you know?||Edmund Vance Cooke||Monologue, unaccompanied||author, speaker|
|Columbia||38568||10-in.||1/18/1913||Somebody calls at home||Edmund Vance Cooke||Monologue, unaccompanied||author, speaker|
|Columbia||77728||10-in.||3/22/1918||The moo cow moo||Edmund Vance Cooke||Recitation||speaker|
|Columbia||77729||10-in.||3/22/1918||Each for all||Edmund Vance Cooke||Recitation||speaker|
|Columbia||90203||10-in.||The monkey man||Edmund Vance Cooke||Recitations||author, speaker|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cooke, Edmund Vance," accessed November 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110007.
Cooke, Edmund Vance. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110007.
"Cooke, Edmund Vance." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 November 2021.
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