Marjory Kennedy-Fraser

Marjory Kennedy-Fraser (1 October 1857 – 22 November 1930) was a Scottish singer, composer and music teacher and supporter of women's suffrage and pacifism. According to Ray Perman, Kennedy-Fraser "made a career of collecting Gaelic songs in the Hebrides and singing her own Anglicized versions of them."

Birth and Death Data: Born October 1, 1857 (Perth), Died November 22, 1930 (Edinburgh)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, composer, songwriter

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-047084 10-in. 2/21/1940 An Eriskay love lilt Trapp Family Choir Mixed vocal chorus, unaccompanied arranger  
Columbia W151529 10-in. 5/6/1931 Road to the isles Sandy MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Columbia 76066 12-in. approximately 1919 An Eriskay love lilt Frank Mullings Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Columbia 76301 12-in. approximately 1919 A fairy's love song Frank Mullings Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Brunswick E27811 10-in. 7/2/1928 The road to the Isles (The Skye gathering) George B. Smith Bagpipe solo composer  
Brunswick E27821 10-in. 7/2/1928 The road to the Isles Sandy MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick [Br (U.K.) cat 20053-a] 12-in. approximately Nov. 1928 Songs of the Hebrides Light Symphony Orchestra [Brunswick Records] Orchestra arranger  
Brunswick [Br (U.K.) cat 20053-b] 12-in. approximately Nov. 1928 Songs of the Hebrides Brunswick Light Symphony Orchestra Orchestra arranger  
Columbia (U.K.) A46 10-in. between May 1923 and October 1925 Hebridean cattle croon W. H. Squire Cello solo, with piano composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kennedy-Fraser, Marjory," accessed July 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103577.

Kennedy-Fraser, Marjory. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103577.

"Kennedy-Fraser, Marjory." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103577

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