Sydney Rosenfeld

Sydney Rosenfeld (1855–1931) was an American playwright who wrote numerous plays, and adapted many foreign plays. Close to fifty of his creations played on Broadway.

Some of his better known plays (though none achieved long-lasting popularity) included A House of Cards, The King's Carnival, The Lady, or the Tiger?, The Vanderbilt Cup, The Aero Club, The Senator, Mlle. Mischief, The Mocking Bird, A Man of Ideas, The 20th Century Girl, Jumping Jupiter, and The Optimist.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 26th, 1855 (Richmond), Died June 13th, 1931 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1903 - 1912

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-12115 12-in. 6/19/1912 Gems from The mocking bird Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 1142 7-in. ca. 1903-Oct. 1905 In silence Male vocalist (unidentified; Columbia Records) Baritone vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1142 10-in. ca. 1903-1908 In silence Male vocalist (unidentified; Columbia Records) Baritone vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1544 7-in. ca. 1903 What's the matter with the moon tonight? J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1544 10-in. ca. 1903 What's the matter with the moon tonight? J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rosenfeld, Sydney," accessed July 30, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103589.

Rosenfeld, Sydney. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 30, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103589.

"Rosenfeld, Sydney." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 30 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103589

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