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Christina Georgina Rossetti

Christina Georgina Rossetti (5 December 1830 – 29 December 1894) was an English writer of romantic, devotional and children's poems, including "Goblin Market" and "Remember". She also wrote the words of two Christmas carols well known in Britain: "In the Bleak Midwinter", later set by Gustav Holst, Katherine Kennicott Davis, and Harold Darke, and "Love Came Down at Christmas", also set by Darke and other composers. She was a sister of the artist and poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti and features in several of his paintings.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 5, 1830 (London), Died December 29, 1894 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: author

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-9852 10-in. 1/25/1911 My love is come Reinald Werrenrath Male vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor B-11870 10-in. 4/12/1912 The dog lies in his kennel Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor B-14232 10-in. 12/22/1913 A birthday Florence Hinkle Female vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor C-14829 12-in. 5/18/1914 One, two, three S. H. Clark Recitation author  
Victor B-14909 10-in. 5/27/1914 Boats sail on the rivers Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor B-29287 10-in. 1/15/1924 Lady Moon Anna Howard ; Laura Littlefield Female vocal duet, with harp and orchestra author  
Victor B-29412 10-in. 1/23/1924 Lullaby Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor B-29452 10-in. 2/8/1924 Lullaby Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with celeste and orchestra author  
Victor BVE-35136 10-in. 4/27/1926 Wild wind Anna Howard Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor BVE-38967 10-in. 6/27/1927 Ferry me across the water Alice Green Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor CVE-67792 12-in. 1/14/1931 Dream song Elsie Baker ; Myrtle C. Eaver ; Lucy Isabelle Marsh Female vocal duet, with piano author  
Victor BS-033734 10-in. 2/16/1939 Good-bye Richard Crooks ; Wilfrid Pelletier Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor [Trial 1913-09-27-05] Not documented 9/27/1913 A birthday C. E. Hirst Vocal solo author  
Victor [Trial 1914-06-05-03] Not documented 6/5/1914 A birthday Edna Baugher Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor [Trial 1915-01-23-01] Not documented 1/23/1915 A birthday Ethel Haltzclau Gawler Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Columbia 3279 10-in. ca. Jan.-Nov. 1905 For a dream's sake Louise Kirkby-Lunn Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Columbia 39341 10-in. 4/27/1914 A birthday Carolina White Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Brunswick E19396-E19398 10-in. 5/28/1928 Lullaby Claire Dux ; Dan Lieberfeld Soprano vocal solo, with piano author  
Edison 11524 10-in. 2/16/1927 A birthday Alma Petersen Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Gramophone 0CS398 10-in. 07/26/1936 Lullaby Kirsten Flagstad ; Edwin McArthur Soprano vocal solo, with piano author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rossetti, Christina Georgina," accessed July 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102319.

Rossetti, Christina Georgina. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102319.

"Rossetti, Christina Georgina." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102319

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