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Ernest R. Ball

Ernest Roland Ball (July 22, 1878 – May 3, 1927) was an American singer and songwriter, most famous for composing the music for the song "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" in 1912. He was not himself Irish.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 22nd, 1878 (Cleveland), Died Santa Ana

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, vocalist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 407 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-2925 10-in. 12/6/1905 Will you love me in December as you do in May? Haydn Quartet ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal quartet and male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3423 10-in. 5/31/1906 Love me and the world is mine Frederic Rose Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-3432 10-in. 6/1/1906 Love me and the world is mine Albert Campbell Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-4505 10-in. 5/17/1907 Love me and the world is mine Arthur Pryor's Band ; Emil Keneke Cornet solo, with band composer  
Victor E-4778 8-in. 8/9/1907 Love me and the world is mine Edward Ables Whistling solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-4796 10-in. 9/11/1907 Love me and the world is mine Arthur Pryor's Band ; Arthur Pryor Trombone solo, with band composer  
Victor B-4866 10-in. 10/8/1907 Love me and the world is mine William T. Evans [i.e., Evan Williams] Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-4882 10-in. 10/15/1907 My dear Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor E-4913 8-in. 11/7/1907 Someday you'll come back to me Harry Macdonough ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-4950 12-in. 11/19/1907 As long as the world rolls on Alan Turner Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor E-5099 8-in. 2/27/1908 Love me and the world is mine Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6059 10-in. 3/27/1908 Love me and the world is mine Haydn Quartet ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal quartet and male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6095 10-in. 4/10/1908 True heart Albert Campbell Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor E-6095 8-in. 4/10/1908 True heart Albert Campbell Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6097 10-in. 4/10/1908 When sweet Marie was sweet sixteen Albert Campbell Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6251 10-in. 6/5/1908 You have always been the same old pal Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6282 10-in. 6/22/1908 When sweet Marie was sweet sixteen John H. Bieling ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6357 10-in. 8/21/1908 If you'll remember me Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6481 10-in. 9/29/1908 All for love of you John McCloskey Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6831 10-in. 2/24/1909 To the end of the world with you Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6920 10-in. 3/17/1909 To the end of the world with you Arthur Pryor Trombone solo composer  
Victor B-8277 10-in. 10/4/1909 In the garden of my heart Reed Miller Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-8918 10-in. 5/6/1910 My heart has learned to love you, now do not say good-bye Haydn Quartet ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal quartet and male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-8963 10-in. 5/17/1910 Just for a girl Edward M. Favor Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-9454 10-in. 9/15/1910 In the sunshine of your love Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 407 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ball, Ernest R.," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352.

Ball, Ernest R.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352.

"Ball, Ernest R.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352

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