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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 176-200 of 407 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 3946 10-in. ca. 1908 When the summer days are gone Columbia Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3961 10-in. ca. Jan.-Nov. 1908 If you'll remember me Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 3989 10-in. ca. Jan. 1908-Feb. 1909 In the garden of my heart Henry Burr ; Frank C. Stanley Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 4001 10-in. ca. Jan.-Mar. 1909 To the end of the world with you Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 4131 10-in. ca. Jan.-Aug. 1909 Good night, good night Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 4457 10-in. ca. Jan.-July 1910 My heart has learned to love you, now do not say goodbye Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19133 10-in. 11/29/1910 I love the name of Mary Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19220 10-in. 1/30/1911 Lib mikh un di velt iz mayn (ליב מיך און די וועלט איז מיין) Hyman Adler Tenor vocal solo and vocal chorus, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19554 10-in. 9/7/1911 Goodbye, my love, goodbye Columbia Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19729 10-in. 1/15/1912 Lady Angeline Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19768 10-in. 2/16/1912 Here's love and success to you Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 19818 10-in. 3/16/1912 Mother Machree Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38342 10-in. 10/14/1912 Till the sands of the desert grow cold Frank Croxton Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38656 10-in. 2/25/1913 When Irish eyes are smiling Chauncey Olcott Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38660 10-in. 2/26/1913 Mother Machree Chauncey Olcott Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38664 10-in. 2/27/1913 I love the name of Mary Chauncey Olcott Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38714 10-in. 3/20/1913 To have, to hold, to love Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38785 10-in. 4/15/1913 I'll change the shadows to sunshine Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38915 10-in. 6/20/1913 In the garden of my heart Chauncey Olcott Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38970 10-in. 7/30/1913 My little dudeen Chauncey Olcott Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39192 10-in. 1/21/1914 While the rivers of love flow on Arthur Aldridge Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39356 10-in. 5/8/1914 You planted a rose in the garden of love Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39570 10-in. 9/23/1914 After the roses have faded away Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39637 10-in. 11/25/1914 A little bit of heaven John Barnes Wells Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39706 10-in. 12/18/1914 In the garden of the gods James Reed Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 176-200 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.

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

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