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Johnson, J. Rosamond [John Rosamund]

composer, singer, musician


born: 11 Aug 1873 Jacksonville, Florida / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 11 Nov 1954 New York / city, USA Source: 1  

The Music Sack has 45 items with information about J. Rosamond [John Rosamund] Johnson:


 1996

African American composers

The above item is part of :
Horne, Aaron
Baker, David N.
Brass music of black composers : a bibliography
Compiled by Aaron Horne
Foreword by David N. Baker
Westport: Greenwood Press, 1996

Number of People : 262


 1996

White, Evelyn Davidson
Choral music by African American composers
A selected, annotated bibliography
Second edition
Compiled by Evelyn Davidson White
Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1996, 226 p.

Number of People : 99


 1995

Smith, Eric Ledell
Blacks in opera.
An encyclopedia of people and companies, 1873-1993
By Eric Ledell Smith
Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland & Company, Inc., 1995, 236 p.

Number of People : 142


 1993

Young, Carlton R.
Companion to the United Methodist hymnal
Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1993, 940 p.

Number of People : 691


 1992

Barlow, William
Morgan, Thomas L.
From cakewalks to concert halls.
An illustrated history of African American popular music from 1895 to 1930
By Thomas L. Morgan and William Barlow
Washington, DC: Elliot & Clark, 1992, 132 p.

Number of People : 14


 1992

Borroff, Edith
Clark, J. Bunker
American opera : a checklist
By Edith Borroff
Edited by J. Bunker Clark
Detroit: Harmonie Park Press, 1992, 334 p.

Number of People : 2,319


 1992

Roach, Hildred
Black American music : past and present
Second edition
Malabar, Florida: Krieger Publishing Company, 1992, 3668 p.

Number of People : 119

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1991

Perry, Frank, Jr.
Afro-american vocal music
A select guide to fifteen composers
Berrien Springs, Michigan: Vande Vere Publishing Ltd., 1991, 133 p.

Number of People : 15


 1991

Horne, Aaron
Lerma, Dominique-Rene de
String music of black composers
A bibliography
Compiled by Aaron Horne
Foreword by Dominique-Rene de Lerma
New York: Greenwood Press, 1991
      (Series: Music Reference Collection; 33)

Number of People : 207


 1991

Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


 1990

Turner, Patricia
Dictionary of Afro-American performers
78 rpm and cylinder recordings of opera, choral music, and song, c1900-1949
New York & London: Garland, 1990

Number of People : 62


 1989

New York Shows by Black Composers 1898-1915

Appendix B In:
Riis, Thomas L.
Just before jazz : black musical theater in New York, 1890-1915
London: Institution Press, 1989, 309 p.

Number of People : 12


 1989

Riis, Thomas L.
Just before jazz : black musical theater in New York, 1890-1915
London: Institution Press, 1989, 309 p.

Number of People : 12

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1989

White Shows with Individual Songs by Black Composers

Appendix A In:
Riis, Thomas L.
Just before jazz : black musical theater in New York, 1890-1915
London: Institution Press, 1989, 309 p.

Number of People : 14


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

Carter, Madison H.
An annotated catalog of composers of African ancestry
New York: Vantage Press, 1986

Number of People : 224


 1984

Brooks, Tilford
America's black musical heritage
Englewood Cliffs: Prentice-Hall, 1984, 336 p.

Number of People : 53


 1982

Anderson, E. Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
Second edition
Compiled by E. Ruth Anderson
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982, 578 p.

Number of People : 3,986


 1981

White, Evelyn Davidson
Choral music by Afro-American composers
A selected, annotated bibliography
Compiled by Evelyn Davidson White
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1981, 167 p.

Number of People : 84


 1981

Southern, Eileen
Biographical dictionary of Afro-American and African musicians
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1981, 478 p.

Number of People : 1,184


 1980

Black power in the 1920's

Chapter 2 In:
Sampson, Henry T.
Blacks in blackface
A source book on early black musical shows
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 552 p.

Number of People : 8


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1978

Lovingood, Penman
Famous modern negro musicians
New York: Da Capo Press, 1978

Number of People : 20


 1976

Anderson, Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
1st ed.
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1976, 513 p.

Number of People : 3,758


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1974

Bull, Storm
Index to biographies of contemporary composers
Vol. II
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1974, 567 p.

Number of People : 6,198


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1974

Merwe, Deur F.Z. van der
Suid-Afrikaanse musiekbibliografie : 1787-1952
1974

Number of People : 2,045


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1964

Bull, Storm
Index to biographies of contemporary composers
New York: Scarecrow Press, 1964, 405 p.

Number of People : 5,157


 1962

Burton, Jack
The blue book of tin pan alley
A human interest encyclopedia of American popular music
Vol. 1: -1776-1860-1910
Watkins Glen, N.Y.: Century House, 1962, 304 p.

Number of People : 21


 1954

Lyons, James
Howard, John Tasker
Our American music : three hundred years of it
Third edition, revised and reset.
With supplementary chapters by James Lyons
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954, 841 p.

Number of People : 649

More Details : (1 Section)


 1952

Spaeth, Edmund
Music and dance in New York State
New York: Bureau of Music Research, 1952

Number of People : 863

More Details : (1 Section)


 1944

Famous old-time ballads and songs which should never die

p. 366 In:
Marks, Edward B.
They all had glamour : From the Swedish nightingale to the naked lady
New York: Julian Messner, Inc., 1944

Number of People : 86


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1941

Howard, John Tasker
Mendel, Arthur
Our contemporary composers : American music in the twentieth century
By John Tasker Howard with the assistance of Arthur Mendel
Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1941, 447 p.

Number of People : 287


 1940

Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


 1939

Witmark, Isidore
Goldberg, Isaac
The story of the house of Witmark : From ragtime to swingtime
By Isidore Witmark and Isaac Goldberg
New York: Lee Furman, Inc., 1939

Number of People : 96


 1938

Handy, William Christopher
Negro authors and composers of the United States
By W.C. Handy.
New York: Handy Brothers Music Co. Inc., 1938, 24 p.

Number of People : 89

More Details : (7 Sections)


 1936

Cuney-Hare, Maud
Negro musicians and their music
Washington, D. C.: Associated Publishers, Inc., 1936

Number of People : 150


 1931

Key, Pierre V.R.
Pierre Key's musical who's who
A biographical survey of contemporary musicians
Edited by Pierre V.R. Key; editor Musical Digest and ...
New York: Pierre Key, 1931, 498 p.

Number of People : 3,336

More Details : (1 Section)


 1929

Spaeth, Sigmund
Who is who in music
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, Inc., 1929

Number of People : 2,425


 1918

Saerchinger, Cesar
International who's who in music and musical gazetteer
Edited by Cesar Saerchinger
New York: Current Literature Pub. Co., 1918, 841 p.

Number of People : 5,340


 1915

Mather, F.L.
Who's who of the colored race ... men and women of African descent
Vol. 1. 1915 ...
Edited by F.L. Mather.
Chicago: 1915

Number of People : 41


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