Charles Harold

Harold John Charles (26 June 1914 – 11 December 1987) was an Anglican priest.

Charles was born into an ecclesiastical family and educated at Keble College, Oxford. Ordained in 1938, he began his career with a curacy at Abergwili. After this he was the Bishop's Messenger for the Diocese of Swansea and Brecon until 1948 and then warden of the University Church Hostel, Bangor and a lecturer at University College until 1952. He was then vicar of St James' Bangor and then in 1954 the warden of St Michael's College, Llandaff. In 1957 he became Dean of St Asaph and in 1971 its diocesan bishop. He retired in 1982.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 26, 1914, Died December 11, 1987

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-73200 10-in. 8/16/1932 Nightfall Jack Fulton ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band (take 3); with male vocal solo (takes 1 and 2) composer  
Victor BS-018340 10-in. 1/18/1938 I passed up a wonderful thing Norsemen Male vocal quartet, with piano songwriter  
Victor BS-018343 10-in. 1/18/1938 Ain'tcha coming back from California (Ha cha chornia) Norsemen Male vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Victor BS-021421 10-in. 3/10/1938 Ain't ya comin' back from California? (Hacha chornia) Dick Stabile Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-024038 10-in. 7/15/1938 Tarzan Scat Powell ; Willie Farmer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W152289 10-in. 8/24/1932 Nightfall Freddy Martin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  


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"Harold, Charles." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 7 December 2023.

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