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Marjorie Benton Cooke

Marjorie Benton Cooke (1876 - April 26, 1920) was an American monologist, playwright, and novelist. A specialist in comic dramatic sketches and light romantic fiction, she also wrote and performed monologues on suffragist issues.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1876, Died January 1st, 1920

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, speaker

Notes: Listed in Victor ledgers as "Marjorie Bentley Cooke"


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1914-06-05-07] Not documented 6/5/1914 Baumgartner on suffrage Marjorie Benton Cooke Recitation speaker  
Edison 6350 10-in. 9/6/1918 The captain Virginia Powell Recitation author  
Edison 11820 10-in. 7/28/1927 Is yo'? Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with piano author  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cooke, Marjorie Benton," accessed July 25, 2021,

Cooke, Marjorie Benton. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from

"Cooke, Marjorie Benton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

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