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Nahum Tate

Nahum Tate ( NAY-əm TAYT; 1652 – 30 July 1715) was an Irish poet, hymnist and lyricist, who became England's poet laureate in 1692. Tate is best known for The History of King Lear, his 1681 adaptation of Shakespeare's King Lear.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1652 (Dublin), Died July 30th, 1715 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-13603 10-in. 7/17/1913 While shepherds watched Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-15261 12-in. 10/7/1914 While shepherds watched Victor Oratorio Chorus Vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-30903 12-in. 9/12/1924 While shepherds watched Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CVE-30903 12-in. 8/27/1926 While shepherds watched Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-77831 10-in. 9/27/1933 When I am laid in earth Rose Bampton Contralto vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-87585 10-in. 1/15/1935 When I am laid in Earth Rose Bampton ; Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77343 10-in. 9/14/1917 While shepherds watched Columbia Mixed Double Quartette Mixed vocal double quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 6447-6450 10-in. approximately Sept. 1921 While shepherds watched All Soul's Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick DB158 10-in. 11/22/1928 While shepherds watched their flocks by night Cavendish Choir Vocal chorus, with organ lyricist  
Gramophone 0B3437 10-in. 9/22/1932 While shepherds watched their flocks by night Royal Choral Society ; Malcolm Sargent Vocal chorus, with organ lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tate, Nahum," accessed May 10, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101899.

Tate, Nahum. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 10, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101899.

"Tate, Nahum." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 10 May 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101899

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