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
|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|
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.
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