Grace Moore

Mary Willie Grace Moore (December 5, 1898 – January 26, 1947) was an American operatic soprano and actress in musical theatre and film. She was nicknamed the "Tennessee Nightingale." Her films helped to popularize opera by bringing it to a larger audience. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance in One Night of Love.

In 1947, Moore died in a plane crash at the age of 48. She published an autobiography in 1944 titled You're Only Human Once. In 1953, a film about her life was released titled So This Is Love starring Kathryn Grayson.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 5, 1898 (Cocke County), Died January 26, 1947 (Copenhagen)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-31661 10-in. 1/19/1925 Tell her in the springtime Grace Moore Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-31662 10-in. 1/19/1925 Listening Grace Moore Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-31663 10-in. 1/19/1925 Rock-a-bye baby Grace Moore Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-74707 10-in. 12/19/1932 Without your love Richard Crooks ; Grace Moore Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-74708 10-in. 12/19/1932 I give my heart Grace Moore Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-74709 10-in. 12/19/1932 The Dubarry Grace Moore Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-056449 12-in. 10/7/1940 Adieu, notre petite table Grace Moore ; Wilfrid Pelletier ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-056450 12-in. 10/7/1940 Gavotte : Obéissons, quand leur voix appelle Grace Moore ; Wilfrid Pelletier ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-075259 10-in. 6/5/1942 Si mes vers avaient des ailes Grace Moore ; Wilfrid Pelletier ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-075260 10-in. 6/5/1942 Psyché Grace Moore ; Wilfrid Pelletier ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-075261 12-in. 6/5/1942 Phidylé Grace Moore ; Wilfrid Pelletier ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-075262 12-in. 6/5/1942 Il est doux, il est bon Grace Moore ; Wilfrid Pelletier ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CS-075263 12-in. 6/5/1942 Ouvre ton cœur Grace Moore ; Wilfrid Pelletier ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1923-09-27-04] 10-in. 9/27/1923 Tell me a bedtime story Grace Moore Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1923-09-27-05] 10-in. 9/27/1923 An orange grove in California Grace Moore Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E18172 10-in. 3/3/1926 Always Grace Moore Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E27327 10-in. 4/11/1928 For you Grace Moore Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E27328 10-in. 4/11/1928 By the bend of the river Grace Moore Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E27362 10-in. 4/17/1928 Last rose of summer Grace Moore Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E27363 10-in. 4/17/1928 Home, sweet home Grace Moore Female vocal solo, with male vocal trio with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E18170-E18171 10-in. 3/3/1926 Chérie, I love you Grace Moore Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E18179-E18182 10-in. 3/4/1926 Always Grace Moore Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E18183-E18184 10-in. 3/4/1926 Chérie, I love you Grace Moore Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick XE26963-XE26964 12-in. 3/13/1928 Addio Grace Moore Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick XE26965-XE26967 12-in. 3/13/1928 Mi chiamano Mimi Grace Moore Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Moore, Grace," accessed July 17, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103411.

Moore, Grace. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 17, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103411.

"Moore, Grace." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103411

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