EARLY RECORDING ARTIST DEATH CERTIFICATES
Last updated: April 25, 2008
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Frank P. Banta, pianist (New York City, November 30, 1903) Father of Frank Banta, who would follow in his father's footsteps beginning in the 1910s. Frank P. Banta played piano solos and accompaniments on early Edison cylinders.
Arthur Collins (Fort Myers, Florida, August 2, 1933)
Vernon Dalhart (Bridgeport, Connecticut, September 15, 1948)
Will F. Denny (Seattle, Washington, October 2, 1908)
Edward M. Favor (Brooklyn, New York, January 10, 1936)
Arthur Fields (Largo, Florida, March 29, 1953)
Earl Fuller, band leader (Morrow, Ohio, August 18, 1947)
George Gaskin (New York City, December 14, 1920)
Billy Golden (New York City, January 29, 1926)
Byron G. Harlan (Orange, New Jersey, September 12, 1936)
William F. Hooley (Bronx, New York, October 12, 1918)
George W. Johnson (New York City, January 23, 1914)
Ada Jones (Rocky Mount, North Carolina, May 2, 1922)
Jack Kaufman (Valley Stream, New York, February 27, 1948) Brother of Irving and Phil Kaufman.
Harry Macdonough (New York City, September 25, 1931)
Billy Murray (Wantagh, New York, August 17, 1954)
Steve Porter (New York City, January 13, 1936)
Dan W. Quinn (New York City, November 7, 1938)
Bob Roberts (Cincinnati, Ohio, January 21, 1930)
Joseph C. Smith, violin/band leader (Miami Beach, Florida, March 22, 1965)
Frank C. Stanley (Orange, New Jersey, December 12, 1910)
Walter Van Brunt (Dover, Ohio, April 11, 1971) Known as "Walter Scanlan."
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