Elsie West Baker (1883-1958)
Last updated: 01.06.22
p_bakerelsie.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Elsie Baker was an American contralto born in Chicago, Illinois.
She recorded between 1906 and 1936 some of the early recordings of which were under the pseodonym of Edna Brown.
She died in Manhattan, New York City.
Websites:
url15.gif Elsie Baker Discography by adp.library.ucsb.edu  

  Title Composer Instruments/Issue
       
  MP3 File(s)
audioextmp315.gif You're My Baby N.D. Ayer U.S. Everlasting: 1626
audioextmp315.gif Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold E.R. Ball Indestructible Record: 3308
audioextmp315.gif All Night Long S. Brooks Indestructible Record: 3295
audioextmp315.gif See the Pale Moon F. Campana U.S. Everlasting: 1533
audioextmp315.gif Sleepy Chile C.N. Daniels Edison Blue Amberol: 1935
audioextmp315.gif The Land of Golden Dreams E.F. Dusenberry Edison Blue Amberol: 1562
audioextmp315.gif Pickaninny's Lullaby G.W. Gage Edison Standard Record: 10552
audioextmp315.gif If We Were on Our Honeymoon J. Kern Edison Blue Amberol: 2077
audioextmp315.gif I'll Sit Right on the Moon and Keep My Eyes on You J.V. Monaco Edison Blue Amberol: 1623
audioextmp315.gif Oh! That We Two Were Maying E.W. Nevin U.S. Everlasting Record: 1445
audioextmp315.gif Drifting - Song W. Rossiter Edison Amberol: 1111
audioextmp315.gif  Cradle Song K. Vannah Edison Blue Amberol: 2097
This list is arranged by composer and contains 14 works performed by Elsie West Baker who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
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perf15.jpg You're My Baby (1912) Nathan D. Ayer A.S. Brown (words)
Elsie West Baker (perf.)
Frederick J. Wheeler (perf.)
Premier Quartet (perf.)
Belle Baker (perf.)
Blanche Babette (perf.)
Babe Latour (perf.)
Hortense Wayne (perf.)
Roy Sumner (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold (1911) Ernest Roland Ball George Graff Jr. (words)
Donald Alexander Chalmers (perf.)
Elsie West Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg All Night Long (1912) Shelton Brooks Elsie West Baker (perf.)
Grace Wilson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg See the Pale Moon (1866) F. Campana(w&m) Elsie West Baker (perf.)
John Barnes Wells (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Sleepy Chile (1908) Charles Neil Daniels Earle C. Jones (words)
Elsie West Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Land of Golden Dreams (1912), The E. Frederick Dusenberry C. M. Denison (words)
Elsie West Baker (perf.)
James F. Harrison (perf.)
W. H. Thompson (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Missouri Waltz - Song (1914) John Valentine Eppel J.R Shannon (words)
Elsie West Baker (perf.)
Bing Crosby (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Pickaninny's Lullaby (1907) Geo W. Gage Wm Frederick Peters (words)
Elsie West Baker (perf.)
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perf15.jpg If We Were on Our Honeymoon (1913) Jerome Kern Elsie West Baker (perf.)
Royal James Fish (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I'll Sit Right on the Moon and Keep My Eyes on You (1912) Jimmie V. Monaco(w&m) Elsie West Baker (perf.) wvicon.gifaudioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg  Oh! That We Two Were Maying (1902) Ethelbert Woodbridge Nevin Kingsley (words)
Corinne Morgan (perf.)
F.C. Stanley (perf.)
Elsie West Baker (perf.)
Frederick J. Wheeler (perf.)
perf15.jpg Homing (1917) Teresa del Riego Arthur Leslie Salmon (words)
Elsie West Baker (perf.)
Reinnald Werrenrath (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Drifting - Song (1908) Will Rossiter Elsie West Baker (perf.)
James F. Harrison (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Cradle Song (1893) Kate Vannah Eben E Rexford (words)
Elsie West Baker (perf.)
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