George A. Minor
George Minor (December 7, 1845, Richmond, Virginia - January 30, 1904, Richmond, Virginia) was an American composer. Minor attended a military academy in Richmond, and served during the American Civil War as Chief of Ordnance and Hydrography of the Confederate States Navy. After the war, he went into the music field, teaching at singing schools and conducting at musical conventions. He helped found the Hume-Minor Company, which made pianos and organs. A member of the First Baptist Church of Richmond, Minor was the Sunday school superintendent there.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 7, 1845, Died January 30, 1904
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1930
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-11647||10-in.||2/29/1912||Bringing in the sheaves||Trinity Mixed Quartet||Chorus, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-40318||10-in.||10/20/1927||Bringing in the sheaves||Frank Stamps All Star Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with piano||composer|
|OKeh||W401626||10-in.||2/19/1929||Bringing in the sheaves||The Mountain Singers Male Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with organ and chimes||composer|
|OKeh||W404618||10-in.||12/3/1930||Bringing in the sheaves||Dixie Entertainers ; Earl Johnson||Mixed vocal trio, with fiddle (violin) and guitar||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Minor, George A.," accessed October 1, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111316.
Minor, George A.. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 1, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111316.
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