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Elizabeth Welch

Elisabeth Margaret Welch (February 27, 1904 – July 15, 2003) was an American singer, actress, and entertainer, whose career spanned seven decades. Her best-known songs were "Stormy Weather", "Love for Sale" and "Far Away in Shanty Town". She was American-born, but was based in Britain for most of her career.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 27th, 1904 (Englewood), Died July 15th, 2003 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 0EA2936 10-in. 5/18/1936 Ah still suits me Paul Robeson Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Welch, Elizabeth," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103929.

Welch, Elizabeth. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103929.

"Welch, Elizabeth." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103929

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