Charles Lutwidge Dodgson (; 27 January 1832 – 14 January 1898), better known by his pen name Lewis Carroll, was an English writer of world-famous 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 27th, 1832 (Daresbury), Died January 14th, 1898 (Guildford)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1944
Roles Represented in DAHR: author
|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||10-in.||3/30/1944||Alice in Wonderland: Part 2||Ginger Rogers||author|
|Decca||L 3375||10-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||10-in.||3/31/1944||Alice in Wonderland: Part 6||Ginger Rogers||author|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carroll, Lewis," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102365.
Carroll, Lewis. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102365.
"Carroll, Lewis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.
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