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Frederick William Faber

Frederick William Faber C.O. (28 June 1814 – 26 September 1863) was a noted English hymn writer and theologian, who converted from Anglicanism to Roman Catholicism in 1845. He was ordained to the Catholic priesthood subsequently in 1847. His best-known work is Faith of Our Fathers.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 28th, 1814 (Calverley), Died November 26th, 1863 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: author


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-933 10-in. 1/18/1904 Oh paradise Richard Jose Counter-tenor vocal solo, with organ author  
Victor B-26617 10-in. 6/8/1922 O paradise Trinity Male Choir Male vocal chorus, with instrumental ensemble author  
Victor B-29042 10-in. 11/27/1923 Faith of our fathers Herman C. Taylor Male vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor BVE-64257 10-in. 9/29/1930 Faith of our fathers Marion Talley Female vocal solo, with organ author  
Victor BVE-67534 10-in. 4/10/1931 Hark! Hark, my soul! St. Bartholomew’s Choir ; David McK. Williams Mixed vocal chorus, with pipe organ author  
Columbia 19922 10-in. 6/5/1912 Faith of our fathers Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Columbia 39134 10-in. 12/4/1913 Hark, hark, my soul Aeolian Choir of Brooklyn Vocal chorus, unaccompanied author  
Columbia 46277 10-in. 12/15/1915 Hark, hark, my soul Grace Kerns ; Henrietta Turrell Female vocal duet, with orchestra author  
Brunswick 971 10-in. approximately mid-1917 Hark, hark, my soul Mixed vocal quartet (unidentified; Brunswick Records) Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra author  
Edison 10630 10-in. 10/9/1925 Faith of our fathers Metropolitan Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra author  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Faber, Frederick William," accessed January 28, 2021,

Faber, Frederick William. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 28, 2021, from

"Faber, Frederick William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 January 2021.

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