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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 51-75 of 182 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-8560 12-in. 1/17/1910 Scène de l'eglise Geraldine Farrar ; Marcel Journet ; Metropolitan Opera Chorus ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-8593 12-in. 2/2/1910 Le roi de Thule Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-9628 10-in. 11/8/1910 Abide with me Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-9629 10-in. 11/8/1910 Oh for the wings of a dove Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-9630 10-in. 11/8/1910 My hero Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-9631 10-in. 11/8/1910 My hero Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-9833 12-in. 1/23/1911 Ben Bolt Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-9834 12-in. 1/23/1911 Ora stammi a sentir Geraldine Farrar ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-9835 12-in. 1/23/1911 My mother bids me bind my hair Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-9855 12-in. 1/26/1911 Roméo et Juliette : Valse Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-11606 12-in. 2/21/1912 Il dolce idillio Pasquale Amato ; Geraldine Farrar ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-11607 12-in. 2/21/1912 Il cor nel contento Geraldine Farrar ; Hermann Jadlowker ; Victor Orchestra Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-11608 12-in. 2/21/1912 Tutta per te uno bene Geraldine Farrar ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-11617 12-in. 2/27/1912 O soave fanciulla Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-11618 12-in. 2/27/1912 Perche chiuso? Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-11619 12-in. 2/27/1912 Or lasciami al lavoro Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-11620 12-in. 2/27/1912 Franchigia a Floria Tosca Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-11621 12-in. 2/27/1912 O dolci mani Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-11622 12-in. 2/27/1912 Amaro sol per te Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12736 12-in. 12/19/1912 Lieber Spielmann Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12737 12-in. 12/19/1912 Weisst noch das grosse Nest? Geraldine Farrar ; Victor Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12738 12-in. 12/19/1912 Love's like a summer rose Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-12739 10-in. 12/19/1912 Alleluja Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-12740 10-in. 12/19/1912 Wonnevoller Mai, o komm herbei Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12742 12-in. 12/20/1912 Sì, mi chiamano Mimì Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with harp and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 51-75 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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