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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 26-50 of 182 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-6679 12-in. 12/19/1908 Alerte! Alerte! Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar ; Félix Vieuille Vocal trio (soprano, tenor, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8263 12-in. 9/30/1909 Bonnie sweet Bessie Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8264 12-in. 9/30/1909 Vissi d'arte e d'amor Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-8265 10-in. 9/30/1909 Ye banks and braes o' bonnie Doon Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8266 12-in. 10/1/1909 Connais-tu le pays? Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-8267 10-in. 10/2/1909 Ieri son salita Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8268 12-in. 10/2/1909 Tutti i fiori Geraldine Farrar ; Josephine Jacoby ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-8269 10-in. 10/2/1909 Sai cos'ebbe cuore Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-8270 10-in. 10/2/1909 Butterfly's death scene Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8272 12-in. 10/4/1909 Star spangled banner Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with chorus and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-8272 10-in. 5/25/1916 Star spangled banner Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-8273 10-in. 10/4/1909 My old Kentucky home Geraldine Farrar ; Harry Macdonough ; Reed Miller ; Reinald Werrenrath Vocal quartet (soprano, 2 tenors, and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8273 12-in. 2/25/1910 My old Kentucky home Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-8274 10-in. 10/4/1909 Barcarolle Geraldine Farrar ; Antonio Scotti Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8279 12-in. 10/4/1909 Crudel, perche finora Geraldine Farrar ; Antonio Scotti ; Victor Orchestra Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8533 12-in. 1/6/1910 Il se fait tard Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8534 12-in. 1/6/1910 Eternelle (Forever thine!) Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8542 12-in. 1/12/1910 Mon coeur est pénétré d'epouvante Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8543 12-in. 1/12/1910 Attends! Voici la rue Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8544 12-in. 1/12/1910 Seigneur Dieu! Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar ; Marcel Journet ; Gabrielle Lejeune-Gilibert Vocal quartet (soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8545 12-in. 1/12/1910 Prison scene, part III Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar ; Marcel Journet Vocal trio (soprano, tenor, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8547 12-in. 1/12/1910 Eh quoi, toujours seule Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar ; Marcel Journet ; Gabrielle Lejeune-Gilibert Vocal quartet (soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, and bass), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8557 12-in. 1/16/1910 Les hirondelles Geraldine Farrar ; Marcel Journet ; Victor Orchestra Vocal duet (soprano and bass), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8558 12-in. 1/17/1910 Finale to garden scene Geraldine Farrar ; Marcel Journet Vocal duet (soprano and bass), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8559 12-in. 1/17/1910 Scène de l'eglise Geraldine Farrar ; Marcel Journet ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus Soprano vocal solo, with vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 26-50 of 182 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Farrar, Geraldine," accessed March 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103269.

Farrar, Geraldine. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103269.

"Farrar, Geraldine." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 March 2021.

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

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