William Congreve (24 January 1670 – 19 January 1729) was an English playwright and poet of the Restoration period. He is known for his clever, satirical dialogue and influence on the comedy of manners style of that period. He was also a minor political figure in the British Whig Party.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 24th, 1670 (Leeds), Died January 19th, 1729 (London)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1916
Roles Represented in DAHR: librettist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-15398||12-in.||11/13/1914||Oh, sleep! Why dost thou leave me?||Alma Gluck||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||librettist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Congreve, William," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102490.
Congreve, William. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102490.
"Congreve, William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.
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