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Edna St. Vincent Millay

Edna St. Vincent Millay (February 22, 1892 – October 19, 1950) was an American poet and playwright. She received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1923, the third woman to win the award for poetry, and was also known for her feminist activism. She used the pseudonym Nancy Boyd for her prose work. The poet Richard Wilbur asserted, "She wrote some of the best sonnets of the century."

Birth and Death Data: Born February 22nd, 1892 (Rockland), Died October 18th, 1950 (New York)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, speaker, librettist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-43613 12-in. 4/5/1928 Oh, Caesar, great wert thou! Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with chorus and orchestra librettist  
Victor CVE-43614 12-in. 4/5/1928 Nay, Maccus, lay him down Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with chorus and orchestra librettist  
Victor BRC-Test-1114 10-in. 4/8/1931 Sonnet [from Fatal interview] Edna St. Vincent Millay Recitation speaker, author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Millay, Edna St. Vincent," accessed August 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102379.

Millay, Edna St. Vincent. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102379.

"Millay, Edna St. Vincent." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102379

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