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Vachel Lindsay

Nicholas Vachel Lindsay (; November 10, 1879 – December 5, 1931) was an American poet. He is considered a founder of modern singing poetry, as he referred to it, in which verses are meant to be sung or chanted.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 10th, 1879 (Springfield), Died December 5th, 1931 (Springfield)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, speaker


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-64855 12-in. 1/15/1931 Under the window Myrtle C. Eaver ; Anna Howard Female vocal solo, with piano author  
Victor BS-036886 10-in. 5/11/1939 Daniel The Koralites Dramatic scene author  
Victor CVE-Test-253 12-in. 12/10/1928 The third section of the Congo Vachel Lindsay Recitation speaker, author  
Victor BVE-Test-254 10-in. 12/10/1928 The lame boy and the fairy Vachel Lindsay Recitation speaker, author  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lindsay, Vachel," accessed August 4, 2021,

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"Lindsay, Vachel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 August 2021.

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