Samuel Gardner

Samuel Gardner (August 25, 1891, Elizavetgrad – January 23, 1984) was an American composer and violinist of Russian Jewish origin. He won a Pulitzer prize with a string quartet in 1918. He was a student of Franz Kneisel and Percy Goetschius, and began his career as a concert violinist; among his compositions is a violin concerto. He wrote a number of other chamber works, and a handful of things for orchestra, including Broadway, which was performed by the Boston Symphony in the 1929-30 season.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 25th, 1891 (Kropyvnytskyi), Died January 23rd, 1984 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, composer, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15008 10-in. 6/25/1914 Old folks at home Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano arranger  
Victor B-15704 10-in. 2/15/1915 My old Kentucky home Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor B-15705 10-in. 2/15/1915 Darling Nellie Gray Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor B-15706 10-in. 2/15/1915 Annie Laurie Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with harp and orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor B-15707 10-in. 2/15/1915 Because Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor C-16018 12-in. 5/10/1915 Romance Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor B-16019 10-in. 5/10/1915 Berceuse Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor B-16477 10-in. 9/13/1915 Long, long ago Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin, arranger  
Victor B-16478 10-in. 9/13/1915 Believe me, if all those endearing young charms Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin, arranger  
Victor B-16479 10-in. 9/13/1915 Andante from Second concerto Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor B-16480 10-in. 9/13/1915 The last rose of summer Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin, arranger  
Victor C-16507 12-in. 9/17/1915 Hebräische melodie Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor B-16508 10-in. 9/17/1915 Chisidisch Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor B-20349 10-in. 7/18/1917 Ben Bolt Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor B-20398 10-in. 7/18/1917 Souvenir Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor B-20399 10-in. 7/18/1917 Drink to me only with thine eyes Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor BVE-47905 10-in. 10/1/1928 From the canebrake Victor Symphony Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor [Trial 1914-07-01-07] Not documented 7/1/1914 Wiegenlied Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 80588 10-in. 10/6/1922 From the canebrake Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W145882 10-in. 3/26/1928 From the canebrake Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick 7224 10-in. approximately Jan. 1922 From the canebreak Josef Bonime ; Elias Breeskin Violin solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick E18972-E18974 10-in. 5/1/1926 From the canebreak Fredric Fradkin ; Dan Lieberfeld Violin solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick 733W-734W 10-in. 4/20/1925 From the canebreak Paul Kochanski Violin solo, with piano composer  
Edison 2282 10-in. between 5/9/1913 and 5/12/1913 Liebesfreud Samuel Gardner Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Edison 2475 10-in. 10/2/1913 Funeral march Samuel Gardner Violin solo instrumentalist, violin, arranger  
(Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gardner, Samuel," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110100.

Gardner, Samuel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110100.

"Gardner, Samuel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110100

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