Alex Lithgow

Alexander Frame Lithgow (1 December 1870 in Glasgow – 12 July 1929 in Launceston, Tasmania) was a Scottish-born, New Zealand and Australian based composer and bandleader known as the "Sousa of the Antipodes". His name is pronounced "Alek" by his family.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 1st, 1870

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-56851 12-in. 6/19/1930 Sons of Australia United States Army Band Band composer  
Victor PBS-026149 10-in. 9/21/1938 On to victory (St. Mary's College) Frank Hubbell Male Quartet ; Frank Allen Hubbell Band, with male vocal quartet composer  
Columbia 77913 10-in. 6/21/1918 Invercargill Naval Reserve Band Band composer  
Columbia W143411 10-in. 2/18/1927 The wallabies march Johnnie Sylvester Accordion solo composer  
Columbia W151857 10-in. 10/13/1931 St. Mary's victory song Anson Weeks Orchestra ; Santa Clara University Glee Club Jazz/dance band, with vocal chorus composer  
Edison 5257 10-in. 1/3/1917 Vera Sodero's Band Band composer  
Edison 5617 10-in. 6/11/1917 Royal Australian Navy march New York Military Band Band composer  
Edison 8619 10-in. 10/6/1922 March "Lithgow" United States Marine Band Band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lithgow, Alex," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111461.

Lithgow, Alex. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111461.

"Lithgow, Alex." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111461

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