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Arthur Christopher Benson

Arthur Christopher Benson, FRSL (24 April 1862 – 17 June 1925) was an English essayist, poet, author and academic and the 28th Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge. He is noted for having written the words of the song "Land of Hope and Glory".

Birth and Death Data: Born April 24th, 1862, Died June 16th, 1925

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-15311 10-in. 10/28/1914 Land of hope and glory Lyric Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-15502 10-in. 12/15/1914 Land of hope and glory Wilfred Glenn Male vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-33116 10-in. 7/30/1925 Land of hope and glory Victor Male Chorus Tenor vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 1154 10-in. approximately July 1917 Land of hope and glory Joseph A. Phillips Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick [Br (U.K.) cat 20081-a] 12-in. approximately May 1929 Land of hope and glory Master Frederick Firth Boy soprano and male chorus lyricist  
Brunswick E22215-E22216 10-in. 4/1/1927 Land of hope and glory Bowdoin Glee Club Male vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Benson, Arthur Christopher," accessed January 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101898.

Benson, Arthur Christopher. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101898.

"Benson, Arthur Christopher." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 January 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101898

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