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Gus Williams

Gustave Wilhelm Leweck Jr. (July 19, 1848 – January 16, 1915) was an American comedian and songwriter.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 9th, 1848 (New York City), Died January 16th, 1915 (Yonkers)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1897 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 3251 7-in. 6/21/1897 Pretty little dark blue eyes Charles P. Lowe Xylophone solo composer  
Berliner 0312 7-in. 7/10/1899 Pretty little dark blue eyes Charles P. Lowe Xylophone solo composer  
Victor BS-76708 10-in. 6/17/1933 See that my grave is kept green Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-99120 10-in. 2/14/1936 Behind the parlor door J. E. Mainer's Mountaineers Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin) and guitar lyricist  
Columbia 1869 10-in. ca. Jan.-Nov. 1904 Pompernickel's silver wedding Len Spencer Comic monologue, with orchestra composer  
OKeh W81150 10-in. 7/8/1927 See that my grave is kept green Greene County Singers ; Bela Lam Mixed vocal quartet, with banjo and guitar composer, lyricist  
Brunswick C4416 10-in. 9/16/1929 Behind the parlor door Pickard Family Vocal and instrumental ensemble lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, Gus," accessed November 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116515.

Williams, Gus. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116515.

"Williams, Gus." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 November 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116515

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