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F. E. Weatherly

Frederic Edward Weatherly, KC (4 October 1848 – 7 September 1929) was an English lawyer, author, lyricist and broadcaster. He was christened and brought up using the name Frederick Edward Weatherly, and appears to have adopted the spelling 'Frederic' later in life. He is estimated to have written the lyrics to at least 3,000 popular songs, among the best-known of which are the sentimental ballad "Danny Boy" set to the tune "Londonderry Air", the religious "The Holy City", and the wartime song "Roses of Picardy".

Birth and Death Data: Born October 4th, 1848

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1894 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, arranger, translator, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 335 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 365 7-in. 11/2/1894 Punchinello Grace McCulloch Female vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 550 7-in. Before 1895 Beauty's eyes Contralto vocalist (unidentified; Berliner Gramophone Records) Female vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 566 7-in. 12/4/1896 Beauty’s eyes Artists vary Contralto vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 952 7-in. Before May 1895 The midshipmite Male vocalist (unidentified; Berliner Gramophone Co.) Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 986 7-in. 4/10/1896 The Holy City Artists vary Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 1952 7-in. Before Apr. 1899 Tell her I love her so W. D. McFarland Tenor vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 3672 7-in. 10/7/1898 The Holy City Dorothy Yale Female vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 3674 7-in. Before Apr. 1899 Mona Artists vary Female vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 0295 7-in. 6/28/1899 The Holy City Ferruccio Giannini Tenor vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 0553 7-in. 9/30/1899 The old brigade S. H. Dudley ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet lyricist  
Berliner 0651 7-in. 10/24/1899 The Holy City Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 01022 7-in. Feb. 1900 My dreams Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 01266 7-in. 4/28/1900 The Holy City E. Francisco [i.e., Emilio de Gorgorza] Baritone vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]94 7-in. 6/14/1900 The Holy City Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]94 10-in. 6/6/1902 The Holy City Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]106 7-in. 6/16/1900 My dreams Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]106 10-in. 1/23/1901 My dreams Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]175 7-in. 7/23/1900 The Holy City Sig. Carlos Francisco Baritone vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]429 7-in. 10/17/1900 The Holy City Edna Florence Female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]694 7-in. 2/20/1901 The Holy City J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1262 7-in. 2/15/1902 The Holy City Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1262 10-in. 2/15/1902 The Holy City Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1853 7-in. 1/6/1903 The Holy City Herbert Goddard Baritone vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1853 10-in. 1/6/1903 The Holy City Herbert Goddard Baritone vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3010 10-in. 1/5/1901 Jerusalén Antonio Vargas Baritone vocal solo lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 335 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Weatherly, F. E.," accessed August 12, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103734.

Weatherly, F. E.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 12, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103734.

"Weatherly, F. E.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 12 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103734

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