J. E. Gould

John Edgar Gould (1821-1875) was a composer and publisher of hymns. He was born in Bangor, Maine and died in Algiers, Algeria while traveling.

Gould managed music stores in New York and Philadelphia (where he lived), and collaborated with composer William Fischer. Gould's published collections of hymns include:

  • The Modern Harp, 1846
  • The Wreath of School Songs, 1847
  • The Tyrolian Lyre, 1847
  • The Sunday School Lute, 1848
  • Harmonia Sacra, 1851
  • Songs of Gladness for the Sabbath School (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Garrigues Brothers, 1869)

He was best known for composing the tune to the popular "Jesus, Savior, Pilot Me", whose text was written by Edward Hopper.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1821, Died 1875

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-2214 10-in. 2/6/1905 Jesus, saviour, pilot me Trinity Choir Chorus, with organ composer  
Victor B-4313 10-in. 3/15/1907 Jesus, saviour, pilot me Frederic Freemantel Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-8060 10-in. 6/15/1909 Jesus, saviour, pilot me Whitney Brothers Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer  
Victor B-21467 10-in. 2/25/1918 Jesus, saviour, pilot me Henry Burr ; Harry McClaskey Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-21467 10-in. 6/14/1926 Jesus, saviour, pilot me Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33232 10-in. 8/18/1925 Jesus, saviour, pilot me Adelphian Male Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer  
Victor BVE-38086 10-in. 6/17/1927 Rock of ages Mark Andrews Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor LBS-81315 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 1/25/1934 Jesus, Saviour, pilot me Green Brothers Vibraphone ("Deagan vibra-harp") and chimes duet composer  
Victor PBS-09780 10-in. 11/4/1937 Jesus, saviour, pilot me Esther McNiff Curtis Symphonet solo composer  
Columbia 1418 7-in. ca. 1903-Oct. 1905 The maiden and the jay J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 1418 10-in. ca. 1903 The maiden and the jay J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 3613 10-in. ca. Jan.-Apr. 1907 Jesus, saviour, pilot me George Alexander Male vocal solo, with organ composer  
Columbia 4483 10-in. ca. Jan.-Aug. 1910 Jesus, saviour, pilot me Harry Anthony ; James F. Harrison Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78252 10-in. 1/14/1919 Jesus, Saviour, pilot me Columbia Stellar Quartette ; Oscar Seagle Baritone vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra composer  
Columbia 79407 10-in. 9/9/1920 Jesus, Saviour, pilot me Henry Burr ; Frank Croxton Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W141734 10-in. 3/1/1926 Jesus, Saviour, pilot me The Gospel Singers Vocal ensemble, with organ composer  
Columbia W141888 10-in. 3/30/1926 Jesus, Savior, pilot me Oscar Seagle Baritone vocal solo, with organ composer  
OKeh S-7558 10-in. Sept. 1920 Jesus, Saviour, pilot me Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-70427 10-in. Jan. 1922 Gentle angels, pilot me Gene Kenneth Lord Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
OKeh S-71364 10-in. Mar. 1923 Jesus, Saviour, pilot me Justin Ring ; Avilda Moore Wilson Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
OKeh W400312 10-in. 2/23/1928 Jesus, Saviour, pilot me Friendship Quartette Mixed vocal quartet, with piano composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gould, J. E.," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116494.

Gould, J. E.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116494.

"Gould, J. E.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116494

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