Clement Scott

Clement William Scott (6 October 1841 – 25 June 1904) was an influential English theatre critic for the Daily Telegraph and other journals, and a playwright, lyricist, translator and travel writer, in the final decades of the 19th century. His style of criticism, acerbic, flowery and (perhaps most importantly) carried out on the first night of productions, set the standard for theatre reviewers through to today.

Scott accumulated enemies among theatre managers, actors and playwrights as years went on, picking quarrels with William Archer, Ibsen, George Bernard Shaw and others. After he gave a particularly ill-considered 1898 interview, in which he attacked the morals of theatre people, especially actresses, he was forced to retire as a theatre critic and his reputation and prospects suffered badly until, by the end of his life, he was impoverished.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 6th, 1841

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1894 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 54 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 183 7-in. Before 1895 Oh, promise me Artists vary Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 359 7-in. Before 1895 Oh, promise me Soprano vocalist(s) (unidentified; Berliner Gramophone Records) Female vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 0678 7-in. Oct. 1899 Oh, promise me S. H. Dudley ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]176 7-in. 7/23/1900 O promise me Sig. Carlos Francisco Baritone vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]724 7-in. 3/11/1901 O promise me Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]724 10-in. 10/30/1901 O promise me Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1155 7-in. 12/10/1901 O promise me Alfred Doria Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1155 10-in. 12/10/1901 O promise me Alfred Doria Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1212 7-in. 1/23/1902 O promise me Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with violin lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1212 10-in. 1/23/1902 O promise me Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with violin lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3084 10-in. 2/6/1901 O! promise me Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor A-982 7-in. 1/27/1904 O promise me Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-982 10-in. 1/27/1904 O promise me Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor A-1188 7-in. 4/6/1904 O promise me Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano and violin obbligato lyricist  
Victor B-1188 10-in. 4/6/1904 O promise me Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with piano and violin obbligato lyricist  
Victor B-2656 10-in. 6/21/1905 O promise me Suzanne Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-2656 12-in. 6/21/1905 O promise me Suzanne Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-4070 8-in. 11/28/1906 O promise me Corinne Morgan Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6685 10-in. 12/23/1908 O promise me Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-8444 12-in. 12/10/1909 Gems from Robin Hood Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-12417 10-in. 9/26/1912 Oh promise me Alan Turner Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-18036 10-in. 6/29/1916 Oh, promise me Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-18036 10-in. 11/23/1925 Oh, promise me! Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-19880 10-in. 5/21/1917 The garden of sleep Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-24380 10-in. 8/13/1920 Oh promise me William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 54 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Scott, Clement," accessed September 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103991.

Scott, Clement. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103991.

"Scott, Clement." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 September 2020.

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