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Thomas D’Urfey

Thomas d'Urfey (c. 1653 – 26 February 1723) was an English writer and playwright. He wrote plays, songs, jokes, and poems. He was an important innovator and contributor in the evolution of the ballad opera.

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

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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "D’Urfey, Thomas," accessed July 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104040.

D’Urfey, Thomas. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104040.

"D’Urfey, Thomas." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104040

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