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Robert Smythe Hichens

Robert Hichens (Robert Smythe Hichens, 14 November 1864 – 20 July 1950) was an English journalist, novelist, music lyricist, short story writer, music critic and collaborated on successful plays. He is best remembered as a satirist of the "Naughty Nineties".

Birth and Death Data: Born November 14th, 1864 (Speldhurst), Died July 20th, 1950 (Zürich)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1923

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-13457 10-in. 6/19/1913 Happy three Frank Croxton Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-20672 10-in. 9/17/1917 The bird and the rose Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-28138 10-in. 6/19/1923 Over the desert Edgar Kiefer Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 19739 10-in. 1/26/1912 Over the desert Bertram Schwahn Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 45843 10-in. 7/8/1915 Happy three Albert Wiederhold Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hichens, Robert Smythe," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102019.

Hichens, Robert Smythe. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102019.

"Hichens, Robert Smythe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102019

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