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George Bennard

George Bennard (February 4, 1873 – October 10, 1958) was an American hymn composer and preacher. He is best known for composing the famous hymn, "The Old Rugged Cross".

Birth and Death Data: Born February 4th, 1873 (Youngstown), Died October 9th, 1958 (Reed City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Notes: Also appears as Rev. George Bennard.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 33 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-24303 10-in. 7/7/1920 Old rugged cross Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Victor BVE-33495 10-in. 11/2/1925 The old rugged cross Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with pipe organ composer  
Victor BVE-36261 10-in. 9/18/1926 It was for me Perry Kim ; Einar Nyland Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-39051 10-in. 6/22/1927 It was for me Perry Kim ; Einar Nyland Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandola composer  
Victor BVE-39508 10-in. 7/8/1927 Safe in the arms of Jesus Mark Andrews Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BVE-45146 10-in. 5/16/1928 The old rugged cross Marion Talley Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-75466 10-in. 4/26/1933 Old rugged cross The Vagabonds Male vocal trio, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-75473 10-in. 4/26/1933 Old rugged cross The Vagabonds Male vocal trio, with guitar composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-75807 10-in. 5/3/1933 The old rugged cross Smilin' Ed McConnell Male vocal solo, with organ lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-75821 10-in. 5/3/1933 The old rugged cross Smilin' Ed McConnell Male vocal solo, with organ lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-76286 10-in. 6/17/1933 Old rugged cross Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with autoharp composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-76709 10-in. 6/17/1933 The old rugged cross Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp composer, lyricist  
Victor BVE-83649 10-in. 7/27/1934 The old rugged cross Seth Parker Trio Mixed vocal trio, with organ composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-99488 10-in. 3/17/1936 Old rugged cross Edward MacHugh Male vocal solo, with organ composer  
Columbia 80069 10-in. 11/15/1921 The old rugged cross Oscar Seagle Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 81833 10-in. 6/18/1924 The old rugged cross Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia W141008 10-in. 9/29/1925 The old rugged cross Jack Pickell Male vocal solo, with violin and piano composer, lyricist  
Columbia W142228 10-in. 5/20/1926 The old rugged cross William McEwan Male vocal solo, with organ and violin lyricist, composer  
Columbia W142983 10-in. 12/3/1926 The old rugged cross Ford and Glenn Male vocal duet, with organ composer, lyricist  
Columbia W151677 10-in. 7/9/1931 The old rugged cross California Aeolians Vocal quartet unaccompanied composer, lyricist  
Columbia W152025 10-in. 11/3/1931 The old rugged cross Westbrook Conservatory Players Guitar, steel guitar, and ukulele, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
OKeh 8836 10-in. Jan. 1925 The old rugged cross Jenkins Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and mandolin lyricist, composer  
OKeh S-73442 10-in. June 1925 The old rugged cross Virginia Healey Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet lyricist, composer  
OKeh W402275 10-in. 3/11/1929 The old rugged cross Keith Pooser ; Merritt Smith Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 13707-13709 10-in. 8/11/1924 Old rugged cross Criterion Quartet Male vocal quartet, with organ lyricist, composer  
(Results 1-25 of 33 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bennard, George," accessed January 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112241.

Bennard, George. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112241.

"Bennard, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112241

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