Robert King

Robert A. King (September 20, 1862 – April 13, 1932) was a prolific early twentieth century American composer, who wrote under pen names including the pen names, Mary Earl, Robert A. Keiser, and Betty Chapin.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1862 (New York City), Died 1932 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1900 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist, arranger

Notes: Sometimes listed as Robert A. King, A. Robert King, or R. A. King. King has several pseudonyms, among them Betty Chapin, Vivian Grey, and Mabel McKinley.

See Also: Chapin, Betty Chapin, Betty; Earl, Mary King, Robert

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 330 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 01163 7-in. 4/7/1900 You’re the only one Will F. Denny Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]750 7-in. 4/29/1901 My moonbeam babe Mina Hickman Female vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1074 10-in. 10/30/1901 De sandman's coming 'round S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1074 7-in. 10/30/1901 De sandman's coming 'round S. H. Dudley Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1138 10-in. 12/10/1901 Beyond the gates of paradise J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1138 7-in. 12/10/1901 Beyond the gates of paradise J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1231 10-in. 2/5/1902 The daisy and the butterfly J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1231 7-in. 2/5/1902 The daisy and the butterfly J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]1328 12-in. 6/10/1902 The daisy and the butterfly S. H. Dudley ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1328 10-in. 3/17/1902 The daisy and the butterfly S. H. Dudley ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1328 7-in. 3/17/1902 The daisy and the butterfly S. H. Dudley ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3293 10-in. 4/29/1901 My moonbeam babe Mina Hickman Female vocal solo composer  
Victor C-107 [Old series] 12-in. 2/9/1903 or 5/26/1903 Tell me, pretty maiden S. H. Dudley ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor C-230 12-in. 3/30/1904 Tell me, pretty maiden S. H. Dudley ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet composer  
Victor B-230 10-in. 8/3/1903 Tell me S. H. Dudley ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet composer  
Victor A-577 7-in. 10/23/1903 Anona Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo, with piano composer  
Victor C-577 12-in. 10/23/1903 Anona Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-577 10-in. 10/23/1903 Anona Vess L. Ossman Banjo solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-626 10-in. 11/4/1903 Anona Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor C-626 12-in. 11/4/1903 Anona Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor A-626 7-in. 11/4/1903 Anona Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-627 10-in. 11/4/1903 Anona Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor C-627 12-in. 11/4/1903 Anona Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor A-627 7-in. 11/4/1903 Anona Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-651 10-in. 11/6/1903 Anona Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist, composer  
(Results 1-25 of 330 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "King, Robert," accessed December 7, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112237.

King, Robert. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 7, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112237.

"King, Robert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 7 December 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112237

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