Samuel Wilberforce, FRS (7 September 1805 – 19 July 1873) was an English bishop in the Church of England, and the third son of William Wilberforce. Known as "Soapy Sam", Wilberforce was one of the greatest public speakers of his day. He is now best remembered for his opposition to Charles Darwin's theory of evolution at a debate in 1860.
Birth and Death Data: Born September 7th, 1805 (Clapham Common), Died July 19th, 1873 (Dorking)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1921
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-14842||10-in.||5/19/1914||Just for to-day||Christine Miller||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-18341||10-in.||9/11/1916||Just for today||Elsie Baker||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||[Trial 1913-05-01-01]||Not documented||5/1/1913||Just for to-day||Mrs. J. L. Selby||Female vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Edison||4342||10-in.||12/15/1915||Just for to-day||Christine Miller||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||8175||10-in.||8/5/1921||Just for to-day||Robert C. Dyrenforth ; Paul Suerth||Baritone vocal solo, with harp||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wilberforce, Samuel," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101924.
Wilberforce, Samuel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101924.
"Wilberforce, Samuel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.
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