Joseph Medlicott Scriven
Joseph Medlicott Scriven, (10 September 1819 – 10 August 1886) was an Irish poet, best known as the writer of the poem which became the hymn "What a Friend We Have in Jesus".
Birth and Death Data: Born September 10, 1819 (Dublin), Died August 10, 1886 (Port Hope)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1901 - 1950
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix B-]3143||10-in.||2/23/1901||What a friend we have in Jesus||Christopher H. H. Booth||Chimes||lyricist|
|Victor||B-10598||10-in.||6/26/1911||What a friend we have in Jesus||Mixed Quartet||Mixed vocal quartet, unaccompanied||lyricist|
|Victor||B-16930||10-in.||12/23/1915||What a friend we have in Jesus||Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-64258||10-in.||9/29/1930||What a friend we have in Jesus||Marion Talley||Female vocal solo, with organ||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-83651||10-in.||7/27/1934||What a friend we have in Jesus||Seth Parker Trio||Mixed vocal trio, with organ||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-056928||10-in.||10/17/1940||What a friend we have in Jesus||Edward MacHugh ; William Meeder||Male vocal solo, with organ||lyricist|
|Victor||E0VB-3591||10-in.||3/30/1950||What a friend we have in Jesus||Dale Evans ; Roy Rogers||Female-male vocal duet, with vocal ensemble and instrumental quartet||lyricist|
|Columbia||46136||10-in.||10/22/1915||What a friend we have in Jesus||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||79417||10-in.||9/15/1920||What a friend we have in Jesus||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|OKeh||S-70221||10-in.||Oct. 1921||What a friend we have in Jesus||Charles Hart||Male vocal solo, with organ||lyricist|
|OKeh||W80963||10-in.||6/2/1927||What a friend we have in Jesus||Giddens Sisters||Female vocal trio, with guitars||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E22930-E22931||10-in.||5/4/1927||What a friend we have in Jesus||Old Southern Sacred Singers||Male vocal quartet, with organ||lyricist|
|Brunswick||TC7152||10-in.||12/30/1930||What a friend we have in Jesus||Lucille Sutton||Female vocal solo||lyricist|
|Edison||7453||10-in.||7/19/1920||What a friend we have in Jesus||Metropolitan Quartet||Mixed vocal quartet, unaccompanied||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Scriven, Joseph Medlicott," accessed January 31, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103828.
Scriven, Joseph Medlicott. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 31, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103828.
"Scriven, Joseph Medlicott." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 31 January 2023.
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