Harry Pace

Harry Herbert Pace (January 6, 1884 – July 19, 1943) was an American music publisher and insurance executive. He was the founder of Black Swan Records, the first record label owned by an African American with wide distribution capabilities.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 6, 1884 (Covington), Died 1943 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 77376 10-in. 9/24/1917 Sweet child Handy's Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia CO38453 10-in. 11/29/1947 I'm gonna take a ride The Speer Family Mixed vocal group, with piano songwriter  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Pace, Harry," accessed May 26, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115300.

Pace, Harry. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 26, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115300.

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