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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 401-407 of 407 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison N-142 10-in. 3/15/1928 Mother Machree Charles Harrison Malel vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison N-385 10-in. 8/24/1928 My sweet Hawaiian baby South Sea Serenaders Vocal and instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Edison N-561 12-in. 11/14/1928 My sweet Hawaiian baby Aloha-Land Serenaders Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Leeds & Catlin 9783 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 If you'll remember me Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 199-B] 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 As long as the world rolls on Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Leeds & Catlin [L & C cat 232-A] 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 In the garden of my heart Henry Burr ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet composer  
Vocalion 924W-926W 10-in. 6/24/1925 West of the great divide Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 401-407 of 407 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ball, Ernest R.," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352.

Ball, Ernest R.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110352.

"Ball, Ernest R.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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