William Tyler Olcott

William Tyler Olcott (1873–1936) was an American lawyer and amateur astronomer.

In 1909, after attending a lecture by Edward Charles Pickering, he developed an interest in observing variable stars. In 1911, he founded the American Association of Variable Star Observers (AAVSO). W. Olcott also published several books to popularize the field of amateur astronomy.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 11th, 1873 (Chicago), Died July 6th, 1936 (Georges Mills)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-64846 10-in. 12/23/1930 Song of the Frost King Mendelssohn Glee Club Radio broadcast : Male vocal chorus lyricist  


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