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Samuel Wilberforce

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 Dorking

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1921

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wilberforce, Samuel," accessed October 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101924.

Wilberforce, Samuel. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101924.

"Wilberforce, Samuel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101924

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