Donald A. Chalmers, (1878-1937)
Last updated: 01.06.22
p_chalmersd.jpg According to the Internet sources given below, Donald Alexander Chalmers was an American bass singer born in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
A prolific recording artist, he made at least 328 recordings between 1907 and 1929. It is surprising that so little about him can presently (May 2022) be gleaned about him by Internet searching.
He died in Neptune Township, Monmouth County, New Jersey.
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Websites:
url15.gif Donald Chalmers Discography by DAHR  

  Title Composer Instruments/Issue
       
  MP3 File(s)
audioextmp315.gif Till the Sands of the Desert Grow Cold E.R. Ball Edison Blue Amberol: 1758
audioextmp315.gif The Roses, the Robins and You H.T. Googins Edison Standard Record: 10569
audioextmp315.gif As We Parted at the Gate E.A. Keith Edison Blue Amberol: 2662
audioextmp315.gif The Nelson Touch E. Lockton Edison Blue Amberol Record: 23384
audioextmp315.gif Loading Up the Mandy Lee H.I. Marshall Edison Blue Amberol: 2827
audioextmp315.gif The Sea Makes a Man a Man A. Ross Edison Blue Amberol: 3366
audioextmp315.gif O'Er the Billowy Sea E.K. Smith Edison Blue Amberol: 3710
audioextmp315.gif A Song of Steel C.G. Spross Edison Blue Amberol: 2269
This list is arranged by composer and contains 8 works performed by Donald Alexander Chalmers who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
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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 Roses, the Robins and You (1911), The Howard T. Googins Ernest B. Orne (words)
Harvey Hindermeyer (perf.)
Donald Alexander Chalmers (perf.)
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perf15.jpg As We Parted at the Gate (1915) E. Austin Keith Byron George Harlan (perf.)
F.C. Stanley (perf.)
Henry Burr (perf.)
Albert Campbell (perf.)
Harvey Hindermeyer (perf.)
Donald Alexander Chalmers (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Nelson Touch (1915), The Edward Lockton R.A. Knight (words)
Donald Alexander Chalmers (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Loading Up the Mandy Lee (1915) Henry I. Marshall Stanley Murphy (words)
Donald Alexander Chalmers (perf.)
Billy Murray (perf.)
Steve Porter (perf.)
William Redmond (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Sea Makes a Man a Man (1918), The Adrian Ross Donald Alexander Chalmers (perf.) audioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg O'er the Billowy Sea (1912) Earl K. Smith Dave Nowlin (words)
Donald Alexander Chalmers (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Song of Steel (1914), A Charles Gilbert Spross Howard S. Neiman (words)
Donald Alexander Chalmers (perf.)
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