William Alexander Percy
William Alexander Percy (May 14, 1885 – January 21, 1942), was a lawyer, planter, and poet from Greenville, Mississippi. His autobiography Lanterns on the Levee (Knopf 1941) became a bestseller. His father LeRoy Percy was the last United States Senator from Mississippi elected by the legislature. In a largely Protestant state, the younger Percy championed the Roman Catholicism of his French mother.
Birth and Death Data: Born May 14th, 1885 (Greenville), Died January 21st, 1942
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930
Roles Represented in DAHR: author
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-64395||10-in.||12/5/1930||Overtones||William J. Amerling||Boy soprano vocal solo, with piano||author|
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Percy, William Alexander. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104010.
"Percy, William Alexander." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.
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