Sir William Davenant (baptised 3 March 1606 – 7 April 1668), also spelled D'Avenant, was an English poet and playwright. Along with Thomas Killigrew, Davenant was one of the rare figures in English Renaissance theatre whose career spanned both the Caroline and Restoration eras and who was active both before and after the English Civil War and during the Interregnum.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1606 (Oxford), Died 1668 (London)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1908 - 1913
Roles Represented in DAHR: author
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-6199||12-in.||5/18/1908||Mother o' mine||Emilio de Gogorza||Baritone vocal solo, with piano||author|
|Victor||[Trial 1913-09-27-01]||Not documented||9/27/1913||The lark now leaves his wat'ry nest||Dr. J. C. Hirst||Male vocal solo||author|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "D’Avenant, William," accessed November 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102515.
D’Avenant, William. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102515.
"D’Avenant, William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 November 2020.
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