Frances Ridley Havergal
Frances Ridley Havergal (14 December 1836 – 3 June 1879) was an English religious poet and hymnwriter. Take My Life and Let it Be and Thy Life for Me (also known as I Gave My Life for Thee) are two of her best known hymns. She also wrote hymn melodies, religious tracts, and works for children. She did not occupy, and did not claim for herself, a prominent place as a poet, but by her distinct individuality, she carved out a niche which she alone could fill.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 14th, 1836 (Astley), Died June 3rd, 1879 (Gower Peninsula)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|OKeh||W80974||10-in.||6/3/1927||I gave My life for thee||Ruth Neal ; Wanda Neal||Female vocal duet, with banjo and guitar||lyricist|
|OKeh||W402136||10-in.||8/13/1928||I gave My life for thee||J. Douglas Swagerty ; Mrs. J. Douglas Swagerty||Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental trio||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Havergal, Frances Ridley," accessed October 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102338.
Havergal, Frances Ridley. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102338.
"Havergal, Frances Ridley." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 October 2021.
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