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John Masefield

John Edward Masefield (; 1 June 1878 – 12 May 1967) was an English poet and writer, and the Poet Laureate of the United Kingdom from 1930 until 1967. Among his best known works are the children's novels The Midnight Folk and The Box of Delights, and the poems "The Everlasting Mercy" and "Sea-Fever".

Birth and Death Data: Born June 1st, 1878 (Herefordshire), Died May 12th, 1967 (Abingdon-on-Thames)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-26895 10-in. 9/27/1922 Port of many ships Royal Dadmun Male vocal solo, with harp and orchestra author  
Victor B-26896 10-in. 9/27/1922 Trade winds Royal Dadmun Male vocal solo, with harp and orchestra author  
Victor B-31600 10-in. 12/22/1924 Captain Stratton's fancy Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra author  
Victor BVE-31600 10-in. 6/17/1925 Captain Stratton's fancy Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra author  
Victor BSHQ-73076 10-in. 7/7/1932 Sea fever Conrad Thibault ; Theodore Walstrum Baritone vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Trial 1926-04-22-03] 10-in. 4/22/1926 To-morrow James Stanley Male vocal solo, with piano author  
Brunswick E20833-E20835 10-in. 11/27/1926 Sea fever Dartmouth College Glee Club Male vocal chorus author  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Masefield, John," accessed June 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102814.

Masefield, John. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102814.

"Masefield, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102814

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