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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 76-100 of 182 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-12743 12-in. 12/20/1912 Addio Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with harp and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12750 12-in. 12/30/1912 On l'appelle Manon Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12751 12-in. 12/30/1912 O soave fanciulla Enrico Caruso ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-12806 10-in. 1/17/1913 Wanderers Nachtlied Geraldine Farrar ; Ernestine Schumann-Heink Vocal duet (contralto and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12807 12-in. 1/17/1913 Der Engel Geraldine Farrar ; Ernestine Schumann-Heink Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-12808 10-in. 1/17/1913 Gruss Geraldine Farrar ; Ernestine Schumann-Heink Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-12910 10-in. 2/13/1913 Nous allons partir Edmond Clément ; Geraldine Farrar ; Victor Orchestra Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-12911 10-in. 2/13/1913 Sous la fenêtre Edmond Clément ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12912 12-in. 2/13/1913 Ange adorable Edmond Clément ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12913 12-in. 2/13/1913 Lontano, lontano Edmond Clément ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-12914 10-in. 2/13/1913 Au clair de la lune Edmond Clément ; Geraldine Farrar Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-12922 10-in. 2/17/1913 Barcarolle Geraldine Farrar ; Ernestine Schumann-Heink Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-12923 10-in. 2/17/1913 Via! Cosi non mi lasciate Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12924 12-in. 2/17/1913 Oh gioia, la nube leggera Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with harp and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-12951 10-in. 2/27/1913 Der Himmel hängt ihm voller Geigen Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-13126 10-in. 4/15/1913 How can I leave thee Geraldine Farrar ; Louise Homer Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-13127 12-in. 4/15/1913 Alla capanna andiamo Geraldine Farrar ; Louise Homer Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-13128 10-in. 4/15/1913 Gruss Geraldine Farrar ; Louise Homer Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-13129 10-in. 4/15/1913 Sandmännchen Geraldine Farrar ; Louise Homer Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-13130 12-in. 4/15/1913 Der Engel Geraldine Farrar ; Louise Homer Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-13134 10-in. 4/16/1913 Long, long ago Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-13135 10-in. 4/16/1913 I've been roaming Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-13136 10-in. 4/16/1913 Love has eyes Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-13137 10-in. 4/16/1913 Modest heart Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-15474 10-in. 12/9/1914 Habanera Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 76-100 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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