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Lewis Carroll

Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer of children's fiction, notably Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel Through the Looking-Glass. He was noted for his facility at word play, logic, and fantasy. The poems Jabberwocky and The Hunting of the Snark are classified in the genre of literary nonsense. He was also a mathematician, photographer, and Anglican deacon.

Carroll came from a family of high-church Anglicans, and developed a long relationship with Christ Church, Oxford, where he lived for most of his life as a scholar and teacher. Alice Liddell, daughter of the Dean of Christ Church, Henry Liddell, is widely identified as the original for Alice in Wonderland, though Carroll always denied this.

Born in All Saints' Vicarage, Daresbury, Cheshire, in 1832, Carroll is commemorated at All Saints' Church, Daresbury, in its stained glass windows depicting characters from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. In 1982, a memorial stone to Carroll was unveiled in Poets' Corner, Westminster Abbey.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 27, 1832 (Daresbury), Died January 14, 1898 (Guildford)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: author

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-49114 10-in. 11/15/1928 Jabberwocky Sally Hamlin Recitation, unaccompanied author  
Victor BVE-49115 10-in. 11/15/1928 The walrus and the carpenter Sally Hamlin Recitation, unaccompanied author  
Victor BS-036885 10-in. 5/11/1939 The King's breakfast The Koralites Dramatic scene author  
Victor BS-036889 10-in. 5/11/1939 A diller a dollar The Koralites Dramatic scene author  
Gramophone 0B4225 10-in. 10/26/1932 You are old, Father William George Baker Male vocal solo, with piano author  
Gramophone 0B4424 10-in. 10/26/1932 How doth the little crocodile George Baker Male vocal solo, with piano author  
Gramophone 0B4426 10-in. 10/26/1932 Speak roughly to your little boy George Baker Male vocal solo, with piano author  
Gramophone 0B4427 10-in. 10/26/1932 'Tis the voice of the lobster George Baker Male vocal solo, with piano author  
Decca L 3373 12-in. 3/30/1944 Alice in Wonderland: Part 1 Ginger Rogers author  
Decca L 3374 12-in. 3/30/1944 Alice in Wonderland : Part 2 Ginger Rogers author  
Decca L 3375 12-in. 3/30/1944 Alice in Wonderland : Part 3 Ginger Rogers author  
Decca L 3376 12-in. 3/31/1944 Alice in Wonderland : Part 4 Ginger Rogers author  
Decca L 3377 12-in. 3/31/1944 Alice in Wonderland : Part 5 Ginger Rogers author  
Decca L 3378 12-in. 3/31/1944 Alice in Wonderland : Part 6 Ginger Rogers author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carroll, Lewis," accessed November 27, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102365.

Carroll, Lewis. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102365.

"Carroll, Lewis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 27 November 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102365

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