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Percy French

William Percy French (1 May 1854 – 24 January 1920) was an Irish songwriter, author, poet, entertainer and painter.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 1, 1854 (County Roscommon), Died January 24, 1920 (Merseyside)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-36791 10-in. 12/3/1926 The darlin' girl from Clare George O'Brien Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-37876 10-in. 3/30/1927 The mountains o' Mourne Donnell O'Brien Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-37877 10-in. 3/30/1927 Eileen Oge Donnell O'Brien Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-023488 10-in. 6/10/1938 Phil the fluter's ball Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist, composer  
Columbia W143196 10-in. approximately December 1926 The mountains o' Mourne Seamus O'Doherty Male vocal solo songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "French, Percy," accessed February 27, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103727.

French, Percy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103727.

"French, Percy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 27 February 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103727

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