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James Montgomery

James Montgomery (4 November 1771 – 30 April 1854) was a Scottish-born hymn writer, poet and editor. His writings reflected concern for humanitarian causes such as the abolition of slavery and the exploitation of child chimney sweeps. He was raised in and theologically trained by the Moravian Church.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 4, 1771 (Irvine), Died April 30, 1854 (Sheffield)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-18533 12-in. 10/6/1916 Angels from the realms of glory Trinity Choir Vocal chorus and soloists, with celeste and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22230 10-in. 9/10/1918 In the hour of trial Alma Gluck ; Efrem Zimbalist Soprano vocal solo, with violin and organ lyricist  
Victor B-26446 10-in. 5/1/1922 Prayer is the heart's sincere desire Clifford Cairns Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W147024 10-in. 9/20/1928 Angels from the realms of glory Columbia Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh S-73193 10-in. Feb. 1925 In the hour of trial Frank McCravy ; James McCravy Male vocal duet, with instrumental trio lyricist  
Brunswick 6425-6427 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 Angels from the realms of glory Cathedral Choir Male vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 4132 10-in. 9/21/1915 Angels from the realms of glory The Carol Singers Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Montgomery, James," accessed January 23, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101875.

Montgomery, James. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 23, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101875.

"Montgomery, James." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 23 January 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101875

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