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Amy Ashmore Clark

Amy Ashmore Clark (May 6, 1882 – January 9, 1954) was a Canadian-born American songwriter, composer, and businesswoman, "equally popular and successful as a writer of lyrics for other people's music, and a writer music for other people's lyrics", despite being unable to read or write music. She also appeared in musical comedy and vaudeville, worked in music publishing, and at several magazines.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1882 (Toronto), Died 1954 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18558 10-in. 10/17/1916 My rosary for you Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra lyricist  
Victor PBVE-42015 10-in. 2/17/1928 I'm telling the world (That I love you) Horace Heidt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 47049 10-in. 9/27/1916 My rosary for you Orville Harrold Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 47102 10-in. 10/26/1916 My rosary for you Arthur C. Clough Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 47276 10-in. 1/6/1917 My rosary for you Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 18022 10-in. 11/9/1927 I'm telling the world (That I love you) Al Lynn ; Music Masters ; J. Donald Parker Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Clark, Amy Ashmore," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112229.

Clark, Amy Ashmore. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112229.

"Clark, Amy Ashmore." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112229

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