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Gertrude Lawrence

Gertrude Lawrence (4 July 1898 – 6 September 1952) was an English actress, singer, dancer and musical comedy performer known for her stage appearances in the West End of London and on Broadway in New York.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 4, 1898 (London), Died September 6, 1952 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-36653 10-in. 10/29/1926 Do, do, do Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BVE-36654 10-in. 10/29/1926 Someone to watch over me Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with piano (takes 1-3); with 2 pianos (take 4) vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-060679 10-in. 2/23/1941 This is new Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-060680 10-in. 2/23/1941 One life to live Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-060681 10-in. 2/23/1941 The princess of pure delight Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-060682 10-in. 2/23/1941 My ship Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-060683 10-in. 2/23/1941 Jenny Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-060684 10-in. 2/23/1941 Glamour music Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1924-01-15-03] 10-in. 1/15/1924 Limehouse blues Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W141271 10-in. 11/17/1925 A cup of coffee, a sandwich and you Jack Buchanan ; Gertrude Lawrence Female-male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W141272 10-in. 11/17/1925 Poor little rich girl Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W141273 10-in. 11/17/1925 Russian blues Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W141274 10-in. 11/17/1925 Carrie Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 0B5137 10-in. On or before 10/18/1933 The physician Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 0B5138 10-in. On or before 10/18/1933 Experiment Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 0B5139 10-in. On or before 10/24/1933 Nymph errant Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 0B5380 10-in. On or before 10/11/1933 It's bad for me Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 0B5381 10-in. On or before 10/11/1933 How could we be wrong? Gertrude Lawrence Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone Cc20202 12-in. 9/15/1930 Private lives : Scene (Act 2) Noel Coward ; Gertrude Lawrence Dramatic scene and female-male vocal duet, with instrumental vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone Cc20203 12-in. 9/15/1930 Private lives : Love scene (Act 1) Noel Coward ; Gertrude Lawrence Dramatic scene and female-male vocal duet, with piano and violin vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 2EA2667 12-in. 1/15/1936 Scene from "Shadow play," part 1 Noel Coward ; Gertrude Lawrence Dramatic scene and female-male duet, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 2EA2667 12-in. 5/25/1940 Scene from "Shadow play," concluded Noel Coward ; Gertrude Lawrence Dramatic scene and female-male duet, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 2EA2668 12-in. 1/15/1936 Scene from "Red peppers," part 1 Noel Coward ; Gertrude Lawrence Dramatic scene and female-male duet, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 2EA2669 12-in. 1/15/1936 Scene from "Red peppers," concluded Noel Coward ; Gertrude Lawrence Dramatic scene and female-male duet, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 2EA2670 12-in. 1/16/1936 Scene from "Family album," part 1 Noel Coward ; Gertrude Lawrence Dramatic scene and female-male duet, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lawrence, Gertrude," accessed May 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102845.

Lawrence, Gertrude. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102845.

"Lawrence, Gertrude." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102845

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