Henry Lawes

Henry Lawes (baptised 5 January 1596 – 21 October 1662) was the leading English songwriter of the mid-17th century. He was elder brother of fellow composer William Lawes.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 5th, 1595 (Wiltshire), Died October 21st, 1662 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1916

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-16852 12-in. 12/2/1915 From the heavens now I fly Raymond Dixon [i.e., Lambert Murphy] ; Lyric Quartet Male vocal solo and mixed quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-16853 12-in. 12/2/1915 Noble lord, and lady bright Raymond Dixon [i.e., Lambert Murphy] ; Lyric Quartet Male vocal solo and mixed quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-17245 12-in. 3/2/1916 Sweet echo Raymond Dixon [i.e., Lambert Murphy] ; Olive Kline Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lawes, Henry," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103214.

Lawes, Henry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103214.

"Lawes, Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103214

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