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Ada R. Habershon

Ada Ruth Habershon (1861-1918) was an English Christian hymnist, best known for her 1907 gospel song "Will the Circle Be Unbroken?" for which the tune was composed by Charles H. Gabriel.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1861

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1908 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-6152 10-in. 6/8/1908 He will hold me fast Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-23720 10-in. 2/5/1920 He will hold me fast Criterion Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-46613 10-in. 7/26/1928 Will the circle be unbroken? Bud Billings ; Carson Robison Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar lyricist  
Victor BS-76287 10-in. 6/17/1933 Will the circle be unbroken? Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with autoharp lyricist  
Victor BS-76710 10-in. 6/17/1933 Will the circle be unbroken Carter Family Mixed vocal trio, with guitar and autoharp lyricist  
Victor BS-01315 10-in. 9/23/1936 Will the circle be unbroken Tex Owens Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
Victor BS-02544 10-in. 10/12/1936 Will the circle be unbroken Monroe Brothers Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin lyricist  
OKeh W403826 10-in. 3/5/1930 Will the circle be unbroken? Silver Leaf Quartette of Norfolk Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied lyricist  
OKeh W403851 10-in. 3/13/1930 Will the circle be unbroken Frank McCravy ; James McCravy Male vocal duet, with fiddle (violin), guitar, and piano lyricist  
Brunswick E25594-E25595 10-in. 12/14/1927 Will the circle be unbroken Frank McCravy ; James McCravy Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and piano lyricist  
Edison 11910 10-in. 9/23/1927 Will the circle be unbroken? Metropolitan Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Habershon, Ada R.," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103846.

Habershon, Ada R.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103846.

"Habershon, Ada R.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103846

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