Albert Sammons

Albert Edward Sammons CBE (23 February 1886 – 24 August 1957) was an English violinist, composer and later violin teacher. Almost self-taught on the violin, he had a wide repertoire as both chamber musician and soloist, although his reputation rests mainly on his association with British composers, especially Elgar. He made a number of recordings over 40 years, many of which have been re-issued on CD.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 23, 1886 (Fulham), Died May 24, 1957 (Middleton-on-Sea)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1922

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin, composer, arranger

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Recordings (Results 101-108 of 108 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 76030 12-in. approximately 1918 Trio no. 1 : Gipsy rondo William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76031 12-in. approximately 1918 Aubade d'avril William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76032 12-in. approximately 1917 Trio in C minor, op. 1 William Murdoch ; Albert Sammons ; W. H. Squire Piano trio instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76056 12-in. approximately 1918 Because of you Hubert Eisdell ; Albert Sammons Male vocal solo, with violin and piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76057 12-in. approximately 1917 Unless Hubert Eisdell ; Frederick B. Kiddle ; Albert Sammons Male vocal solo, with cello and piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76065 12-in. approximately 1917 Angel's serenade Hubert Eisdell ; Frederick B. Kiddle ; Albert Sammons Male vocal solo, with violin and piano instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76292 12-in. approximately 1919 Symphonie espagnole : Allegro Albert Sammons ; Ellen Tuckfield Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
Columbia 76293 12-in. approximately 1919 Symphonie espagnole : Andante Albert Sammons ; Ellen Tuckfield Violin and piano duet instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 101-108 of 108 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sammons, Albert," accessed June 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353644.

Sammons, Albert. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353644.

"Sammons, Albert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353644

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