Thomas D'Urfey (a.k.a. Tom Durfey; 1653 – 26 February 1723) was an English writer and wit. He composed plays, songs, and poetry, in addition to writing jokes. He was an important innovator and contributor in the evolution of the Ballad opera.
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Birth and Death Data: Born 1653 (Devon), Died February 26, 1723 (London)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1900 - 1924
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Berliner||0998||7-in.||2/28/1900||Within a mile of Edinboro town||Florence Hayward||Female vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||B-8425||10-in.||12/2/1909||Within a mile of Edinboro' town||Lucy Isabelle Marsh||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-26141||10-in.||3/3/1922||Within a mile of Edinboro town||Alma Gluck||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||81951||10-in.||8/25/1924||Within a mile o' Edinboro' Town||Florence Macbeth||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||30640||12-in.||ca. Jan.-June 1911||Within a mile o' Edinboro town||Margaret Keyes||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "D’Urfey, Thomas," accessed May 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104040.
D’Urfey, Thomas. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104040.
"D’Urfey, Thomas." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 May 2023.
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LCNAR: D'Urfey, Thomas, 1653-1723 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n82227325
Wikidata: Thomas d'Urfey - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q2145838
MusicBrainz: Thomas D’Urfey - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/474627c6-bb25-49ec-8b0a-b6862660effb
ISNI: 0000 0001 0865 1674 - http://www.isni.org/isni/0000000108651674
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