Clair Omar Musser

Clair Omar Musser (1901–1998) was a marimba virtuoso, a conductor and promoter of marimba orchestras, a composer, a teacher, a designer of keyboard percussion instruments, an inventor, and an engineer for Hughes Aircraft.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 14, 1901, Died November 7, 1998

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, conductor, vocalist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CS-77128 12-in. 11/21/1933 Bolero Deagan Century of Progress Marimba Band ; Clair Omar Musser Marimba band conductor  
Victor CS-77129 12-in. 11/21/1933 Pilgrims' chorus Deagan Century of Progress Marimba Band ; Clair Omar Musser Marimba band conductor  
Victor D7VB-0214 10-in. 3/31/1947 Perpetual motion Russ Case Orchestra ; Doris Stockton Marimba solo, with instrumental ensemble arranger  
Victor D7VB-0218 10-in. 4/1/1947 Waltz in F major Russ Case Orchestra ; Doris Stockton Marimba solo, with instrumental ensemble arranger  
Victor D7VB-0219 10-in. 4/1/1947 Waltz of the flowers Russ Case Orchestra ; Doris Stockton Marimba solo, with instrumental ensemble arranger  
Victor D7VB-0220 10-in. 4/1/1947 On wings of song Russ Case Orchestra ; Doris Stockton Marimba solo, with instrumental ensemble arranger  
Victor D7VB-0222 10-in. 4/1/1947 Ave Maria Russ Case Orchestra ; Doris Stockton Marimba solo, with instrumental ensemble arranger  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Musser, Clair Omar," accessed May 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116324.

Musser, Clair Omar. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116324.

"Musser, Clair Omar." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 May 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116324

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