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Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans

Felicia Dorothea Hemans (25 September 1793 – 16 May 1835) was an English poet (who identified as Welsh by adoption). Two of her opening lines, "The boy stood on the burning deck" and "The stately homes of England", have acquired classic status.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1, 1793 (Liverpool), Died May 16, 1835 (Dublin)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: author

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E-3481 8-in. 6/16/1906 Casabianca Edgar L. Davenport Recitation author  
Victor B-15239 10-in. 10/1/1914 Night hymn at sea Elsie Baker ; Frederick J. Wheeler Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra author  
Victor B-18329 10-in. 9/7/1916 The landing of the pilgrims Harry E. Humphrey Recitation author  
Victor C-19129 12-in. 1/25/1917 The landing of the Pilgrim fathers William Sterling Battis Recitation author  
Victor B-26698 10-in. 7/18/1922 Mutter, o sing' mich zur Ruh'! Carl Schlegel Male vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor BVE-34166 10-in. 12/18/1925 Night hymn at sea Lucrezia Bori ; John McCormack Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra author  
Columbia 77589 10-in. 12/19/1917 The better land Chautauqua Preachers’ Quartette Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied author  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne," accessed May 24, 2024,

Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 24, 2024, from

"Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 May 2024.

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