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Geraldine Farrar

Alice Geraldine Farrar (February 28, 1882 – March 11, 1967) was an American soprano opera singer and film actress, noted for her beauty, acting ability, and "the intimate timbre of her voice." She had a large following among young women, who were nicknamed "Gerry-flappers".

Birth and Death Data: Born February 28th, 1882 (Melrose), Died March 11th, 1967 (Ridgefield)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 182 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-4255 10-in. 2/19/1907 Entrance of Cio-Cio-San Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-4256 12-in. 2/19/1907 Annie Laurie Geraldine Farrar ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-4256 10-in. 12/9/1908 Annie Laurie Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-4257 12-in. 2/19/1907 Elizabeth's prayer Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-4258 10-in. 2/19/1907 Comin' thro' the rye Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-4260 12-in. 2/20/1907 Duet of the flowers Geraldine Farrar ; Louise Homer Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-4261 12-in. 2/20/1907 Sous les lilas Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-4262 10-in. 2/20/1907 The maiden and the butterfly Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-5014 12-in. 1/11/1908 Là ci darem la mano Geraldine Farrar ; Antonio Scotti Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-5015 12-in. 1/11/1908 Ora a noi Geraldine Farrar ; Antonio Scotti Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-5055 12-in. 2/3/1908 Un bel dì, vedremo Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-5056 12-in. 2/3/1908 L'altra notte Geraldine Farrar ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-5087 12-in. 2/19/1908 Mimi, io son! Geraldine Farrar ; Antonio Scotti Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-6025 12-in. 3/10/1908 Quartet : Addio dolce svegliare Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar ; Antonio Scotti ; Gina Viafora Vocal quartet (2 sopranos, tenor, and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-6026 12-in. 3/10/1908 Finale act I, O quanti occhi fisi Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-6063 12-in. 3/30/1908 Nymphs et fauns Geraldine Farrar ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-6064 12-in. 3/30/1908 Batti, batti Geraldine Farrar ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-6065 12-in. 3/30/1908 Styrienne, je connais Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-6652 12-in. 12/8/1908 Je dis que rien ne m'epouvante Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-6653 12-in. 12/8/1908 Adieu, notre petite table Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-6654 10-in. 12/8/1908 Gavotte : Obeissons quand leur voix appelle Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-6655 12-in. 12/8/1908 Voi, che sapete Geraldine Farrar ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-6657 12-in. 12/9/1908 Air des bijoux Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-6658 10-in. 12/9/1908 Believe me if all those endearing young charms Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-6659 10-in. 12/9/1908 Robin Adair Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 182 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Farrar, Geraldine," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103269.

Farrar, Geraldine. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103269.

"Farrar, Geraldine." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103269

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