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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"

Recordings

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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cooke, Marjorie Benton," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102774.

Cooke, Marjorie Benton. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102774.

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

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102774

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