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William Baines

William Baines (26 March 1899 – 6 November 1922) was an English pianist and composer who wrote more than 150 works for solo piano and a number of larger orchestral works before his death from tuberculosis at the age of 23.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 26, 1899 (Horbury), Died November 6, 1922 (York)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1919

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3965 10-in. 11/2/1906 Fancy little Nancy Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 4439 10-in. between January and June 1910 Pantomime dance Thomas Mills Xylophone solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6821 10-in. 6/6/1919 Fancy little Nancy John F. Burckhardt Bells solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6938 10-in. 9/19/1919 Fancy little Nancy Wheeler Wadsworth Saxophone solo, with orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baines, William," accessed February 21, 2024,

Baines, William. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 21, 2024, from

"Baines, William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 February 2024.

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