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Walter B. Rogers

Walter B. Rogers (1865–1939) was an American cornet virtuoso and conductor. He played several seasons as cornet soloist with the bands of both Sousa and Arthur Pryor. He recorded often as a soloist for Victor Records during its early years and as a conductor between 1903 and 1916. He was Victor's house orchestra conductor—taking over that post from Arthur Pryor—beginning in 1906. In addition to conducting the sides issued as "Victor Orchestra," he also directed accompaniments for many Red Seal sessions of Caruso and other opera singers. After leaving Victor in 1916, Rogers became associated with other recording companies, including Par-O-Ket, Paramount, and Brunswick.

The following recordings featuring Walter B. Rogers are available in the National Jukebox:

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  Artist Role Title Description Primary Performer(s) Date
Conductor Semper fidelis march Band Sousa's Band 1904-12-12
Conductor The Angelus Orchestra Victor Concert Orchestra 1915-01-18
Conductor Don't be cross Orchestra Victor Orchestra 1908-08-13
Conductor Goodbye girls, I'm through Male vocal solo, with bells and orchestra Raymond Dixon [i.e., Lambert Murphy] 1915-01-14
Conductor Pamina's air Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra Ema Destinnov√° 1915-01-13
Conductor Over the hills to Mary Male vocal duet, with orchestra James Reed [i.e., Reed Miller]; James F. Harrison [i.e., Frederick Wheeler] 1915-01-20
Conductor Tammany two-step Orchestra Victor Dance Orchestra 1905-04-19
Conductor Balance Corners medley lancers Orchestra Victor Dance Orchestra 1905-04-12
Conductor Prelude Harp solo, with orchestra Francis J. Lapitino 1915-01-18
Conductor College life march Orchestra, with male chorus Pryor's Orchestra 1905-02-16