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James William Tate

James William Tate (30 July 1875 – 5 February 1922) was a songwriter, accompanist, and composer and producer of revues and pantomimes in the early years of the 20th century. Tate was born in Wolverhampton, England and died in Stoke-on-Trent, suddenly at the age of 46, as a result of pneumonia caught while traveling the country with his touring revues.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 30th, 1875 (Wolverhampton), Died February 5th, 1922 (Stoke-on-Trent)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1921

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3973 10-in. 11/3/1906 Pussy had another sardine Burt Shepard Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-4527 12-in. 5/23/1907 The story of a clothes line Alice Lloyd Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-4595 10-in. 6/18/1907 I've told his missus all about him Vesta Victoria Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-18582 12-in. 10/26/1916 The broken doll Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-18583 10-in. 10/27/1916 The broken doll Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47191 10-in. 11/26/1916 A broken doll Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47192 10-in. 11/26/1916 Ev'ry little while Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 48981 12-in. 11/14/1916 A broken doll Prince's Band ; G. Hepburn Wilson Band composer  
Columbia 49083 12-in. 1/15/1917 Ev'ry little while Prince's Band ; G. Hepburn Wilson Band composer  
Edison 3661 10-in. 3/24/1915 Row me on the river, Romeo Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 5132 10-in. 11/6/1916 A broken doll Jaudas' Society Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 5422 10-in. 3/1/1917 A broken doll Manuel Romain Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7770 10-in. 2/1/1921 Histoires de poupée Hector Pellerin Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tate, James William," accessed March 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111542.

Tate, James William. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111542.

"Tate, James William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 March 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111542

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