John Greenleaf Whittier
John Greenleaf Whittier (December 17, 1807 – September 7, 1892) was an American Quaker poet and advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. Frequently listed as one of the fireside poets, he was influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns. Whittier is remembered particularly for his anti-slavery writings as well as his book Snow-Bound.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 17th, 1807 (Haverhill), Died September 7th, 1892 (Hampton Falls)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1929
Roles Represented in DAHR: author
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-3480||10-in.||6/16/1906||Barbara Frietchie||Edgar L. Davenport||Recitation||author|
|Victor||B-9684||10-in.||12/6/1910||Dear Lord and Father||Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||author|
|Victor||B-10951||10-in.||9/12/1911||The barefoot boy||John Young||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Victor||B-11964||10-in.||5/2/1912||Barbara Frietchie||Frank Burbeck||Recitation||author|
|Victor||B-27973||10-in.||5/25/1923||Dear Lord and Father||Olive Kline ; Lambert Murphy||Female-male vocal duet, with celeste and orchestra||author|
|Victor||BVE-51899||10-in.||10/29/1929||Oh, he whom Jesus loved has truly spoken||Florence K. Middaugh||Contralto vocal solo, with organ||author|
|Columbia||3488||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Sept. 1906||Barbara Frietchie||Edward Brigham||Recitation, unaccompanied||author|
|Columbia||38558||10-in.||1/14/1913||Barbara Frietchie||Edgar L. Davenport||Dramatic recitation, with fife and drums||author|
|Columbia||38856||10-in.||5/16/1913||Barbara Frietchie||Hudson Maxim||Recitation||author|
|Edison||3960||10-in.||7/13/1915||Barbara Frietchie||Arthur Middleton||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whittier, John Greenleaf," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102732.
Whittier, John Greenleaf. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102732.
"Whittier, John Greenleaf." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.
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