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Paul Althouse

Paul Shearer Althouse (December 2, 1889 – February 6, 1954) was an American opera singer. He began his career as a lyric tenor with a robust Italianate sound, in roles including Cavaradossi in Tosca, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, and Turiddu in Cavalleria rusticana. He later branched out into the dramatic tenor repertoire, finding success in portraying Wagnerian heroes. He sang with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City for 30 years.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 2nd, 1889 (Reading), Died February 6th, 1954 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 67 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-13995 12-in. 10/24/1913 Gems from Aïda Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-13996 12-in. 10/24/1913 Gems from Aïda Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14783 10-in. 5/1/1914 Before the dawn Paul Althouse Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14784 10-in. 5/1/1914 E lucevan le stelle Paul Althouse Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14785 10-in. 5/1/1914 M'apparì Paul Althouse Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-14785 12-in. 6/5/1914 M'apparì Paul Althouse Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-14786 12-in. 5/1/1914 Celeste Aida Paul Althouse Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-14787 10-in. 5/1/1914 Vesti la giubba Paul Althouse Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-15945 12-in. 4/23/1915 Finale atto 3 Paul Althouse ; Margarethe Arndt-Ober Vocal duet (contralto and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16101 10-in. 6/18/1915 Believe me if all those endearing young charms Paul Althouse Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-16113 12-in. 6/18/1915 Ah! Moon of my delight Paul Althouse Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16114 10-in. 6/18/1915 Cielo e mar Paul Althouse Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-16115 12-in. 6/18/1915 Cujus animam Paul Althouse Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-16152 12-in. 6/29/1915 Onaway! Awake beloved! Paul Althouse Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-16153 12-in. 6/30/1915 Fuggiam gli ardori Paul Althouse ; Lucy Isabelle Marsh Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-16154 10-in. 6/30/1915 Siegmund's Liebeslied Paul Althouse Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-16155 12-in. 6/30/1915 O quanti occhi fisi Paul Althouse ; Olive Kline Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-16359 12-in. 8/18/1915 Lesson no. 4, tenor : Sustained tones Oscar Saenger Singing instruction, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-16361 12-in. 8/19/1915 Lesson no. 5, tenor : Uniting of two tones Oscar Saenger Singing instruction, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-16362 12-in. 8/19/1915 Lesson no. 6, tenor : Uniting of three tones Oscar Saenger Singing instruction, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-16363 12-in. 8/19/1915 Lesson no. 7, tenor : Uniting of five tones Oscar Saenger Singing instruction, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-16364 12-in. 8/20/1915 Lesson no. 8, tenor : The scale Oscar Saenger Singing instruction, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-16365 12-in. 8/20/1915 Lesson no. 9, tenor : The scale of the ninth Oscar Saenger Singing instruction, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-16366 12-in. 8/20/1915 Lesson no. 10, tenor : Exercise preparatory to the arpeggio Oscar Saenger Singing instruction, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-16367 12-in. 8/20/1915 Lesson no. 11, tenor : The arpeggio Oscar Saenger Singing instruction, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 67 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Althouse, Paul," accessed November 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102478.

Althouse, Paul. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102478.

"Althouse, Paul." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 November 2020.

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