Vincent Bryan

Vincent Patrick Bryan (June 22, 1878 – April 27, 1937) was an American composer and lyricist.

In the 1903-1909 production of The Wizard of Oz he was called upon to introduce new songs in numerous revisions.

  • with Theodore F. Morse
    • Nautical Nonsense (Hurrah for Baffin's Bay!) (Scarecrow and Tin Woodman)
  • with J.B. Mullen
    • Down on the Brandywine (Trixie Tryfle and Pastoria)
    • 'Twas Enough to Make a Perfect Lady Mad (Cynthia Cynch)
    • Under a Panama (Dorothy Gale)
    • The Nightmare (Scarecrow and Tin Woodman)
  • with Charles Zimmerman
    • Marching Thro' Georgia (Scarecrow and Tin Woodman)
    • Sitting Bull (Scarecrow)
    • Football (Scarecrow and Tin Woodman)
    • Marching Through Port Arthur (Scarecrow and Tin Woodman)
  • with Leo Edwards
    • The Tale of the Monkey (Cynthia Cynch)
    • My Own Girl (Sir Dashemoff Daily)

He was a close behind-the-scenes collaborator of Charlie Chaplin from 1915 to 1917. Along with Hal Roach he directed three Harold Lloyd films in 1919: He Leads, Others Follow, Soft Money and Pay Your Dues. An addiction to heroin prematurely ended his promising career in motion pictures.

He was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and died in Los Angeles, California.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 22, 1878, Died April 27, 1937

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1901 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer

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Recordings (Results 176-193 of 193 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh 428 10-in. ca. Oct. 1918 I want a doll Elaine Gordon Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh W400587[a] 10-in. 4/14/1928 Is it a sin (My loving you)? Henry Starr Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
OKeh W404628 10-in. 12/9/1930 You gonna get something you don’t expect Fiddlin' John Carson ; Virginia Reelers Instrumental ensemble, with vocal songwriter  
Brunswick E33135 10-in. 6/17/1930 Two little girls loved one little boy Bob Lester and Bud Green Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin lyricist  
Brunswick C2331 10-in. 9/21/1928 Is it a sin Freddie Rose Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick C2427 10-in. 10/10/1928 Is it a sin (My loving you)? Freddie Rose Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick C1776-C1777 10-in. 3/23/1928 Is it a sin (My loving you?) Ruth Muse Female vocal solo, with piano and harp songwriter  
Brunswick LAE257 10-in. 8/29/1928 Is it a sin my loving you Charles C. Locke Male vocal solo, with violin and piano songwriter  
Edison 3915 10-in. 6/29/1915 When my ship comes in Mayo and Tally Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 5558 10-in. 5/14/1917 Dear old fashioned Irish songs my mother sang to me George McFadden Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 6087 10-in. Mar. 1918 The makin's of the U.S.A. Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 6171 10-in. May 1918 Bye and bye Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 6444 10-in. between 11/1/1918 and 11/4/1918 I want a doll Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 9836 10-in. 11/7/1924 You're gwine to get somethin' what you don't expect Guy Hunter Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Zonophone 2905 9-in. Before July 1904 It was the Dutch Arthur Collins ; Byron G. Harlan Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Leeds & Catlin 6399 10-in. before Sept. 1905 He's me pal Ada Jones ; Len Spencer Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Leeds & Catlin 5992 10-in. approximately 1904-1905 He's me pal Ada Jones ; Len Spencer Female-male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Leeds & Catlin 9599 10-in. between late 1908 and early 1909 I'll remember you Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 176-193 of 193 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bryan, Vincent," accessed January 26, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/117002.

Bryan, Vincent. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 26, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/117002.

"Bryan, Vincent." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 26 January 2023.

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