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Julia Ward Howe

Julia Ward Howe (; May 27, 1819 – October 17, 1910) was an American poet and author, known for writing "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" and the original 1870 pacifist Mother's Day Proclamation. She was also an advocate for abolitionism and a social activist, particularly for women's suffrage.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 27th, 1819 (New York City), Died Portsmouth

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: author

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-2893 10-in. 11/17/1905 Battle hymn of the Republic Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor B-18344 10-in. 9/11/1916 Battle hymn of the Republic Imperial Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied author  
Victor B-19377 10-in. 3/15/1917 The battle hymn of the Republic Reinald Werrenrath Male vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor B-24795 10-in. 1/14/1921 Battle hymn of the Republic Julia Marlowe Recitation author  
Victor B-30018 10-in. 4/24/1924 Battle hymn of the republic Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor BVE-39541 10-in. 7/22/1927 Battle hymn of the Republic Julia Arthur Recitation, with pipe organ author  
Victor BVE-49028 10-in. 12/28/1928 Battle hymn of the Republic Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra author  
Victor BVE-49434 10-in. 6/21/1929 Battle hymn of the Republic Ralph Crane Male vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor BS-048773 10-in. 4/11/1940 Battle hymn of the Republic Emile Coté ; Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with organ author  
Victor [Trial 1919-10-28-05] Not documented 10/28/1919 Battle hymn of the Republic Julia Marlowe Recitation author  
Victor [Trial 1924-02-28-02] Not documented 2/28/1924 Battle hymn of the republic Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with piano author  
Columbia 3351 10-in. ca. 1905 Battle hymn of the Republic George Alexander Male vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Columbia 19802 10-in. 3/12/1912 Battle hymn of the Republic Columbia Mixed Quartette Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra author  
Columbia 46731 10-in. 4/21/1916 Battle hymn of the Republic Columbia Mixed Double Quartette Mixed vocal double quartet, with orchestra author  
Columbia 77180 10-in. 6/28/1917 Battle hymn of the Republic Columbia Stellar Quartette ; Charles Harrison Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra author  
Columbia 77453 10-in. 10/27/1917 Battle hymn of the Republic Paulist Choristers of Chicago Male vocal chorus, with piano author  
Columbia W144682 10-in. 9/16/1927 Battle hymn of the Republic Columbia Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra author  
OKeh S-71220 10-in. Jan. 1923 Battle hymn of the Republic Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Brunswick [Br cat 5136-b] 10-in. approximately Aug. 1917 Battle hymn of the Republic Mixed vocal quartet (unidentified; Brunswick Records) Mixed vocal quartet author  
Edison 5591 10-in. 5/29/1917 Battle hymn of the Republic Thomas Chalmers Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Edison 5949 10-in. between 1/1/1918 and 1/7/1918 Battle hymn of the Republic Criterion Quartet ; Christine Miller Female vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Howe, Julia Ward," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101989.

Howe, Julia Ward. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101989.

"Howe, Julia Ward." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101989

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