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Laurette Taylor

Laurette Taylor (born Loretta Helen Cooney; April 1, 1883 – December 7, 1946) was an American stage and silent film star who is particularly well-known for originating the role of Amanda Wingfield in the first production of Tennessee Williams's play The Glass Menagerie.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 1st, 1883 (New York City), Died December 7th, 1946 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1944

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1913-10-17-06] Not documented 10/17/1913 [Unknown title(s)] Laurette Taylor Recitation speaker  
Decca 72062 10-in. 5/3/1944 Peg o' my heart Laurette Taylor vocalist  
Decca 72063 10-in. 5/3/1944 Peg o' my heart Laurette Taylor vocalist  
Decca 72064 10-in. 5/3/1944 Peg o' my heart Laurette Taylor vocalist  
Decca 72074 10-in. 5/5/1944 Peg o' my heart Laurette Taylor vocalist  
Decca 72075 10-in. 5/5/1944 Peg o' my heart Laurette Taylor vocalist  
Decca 72076 10-in. 5/5/1944 Peg o' my heart Laurette Taylor vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Taylor, Laurette," accessed September 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104082.

Taylor, Laurette. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104082.

"Taylor, Laurette." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104082

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