Elisabeth 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: 1928 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E27902 10-in. 7/27/1928 Digga digga do Hotsy Totsy Gang ; Elisabeth Welch Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take G) vocalist  
Brunswick E27901 10-in. 7/27/1928 Doin’ the new low-down Hotsy Totsy Gang ; Elisabeth Welch Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take G) vocalist  
Gramophone 0B5136 10-in. On or before 10/18/1933 Solomon Elisabeth Welch Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Welch, Elisabeth," accessed July 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103930.

Welch, Elisabeth. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103930.

"Welch, Elisabeth." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103930

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