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William Henry Monk

William Henry Monk (16 March 1823 – 1 March 1889) was an English organist, church musician and music editor who composed popular hymn tunes, including one of the most famous, "Eventide", used for the hymn "Abide with Me". He also wrote music for church services and anthems.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 16th, 1823 (Greater London), Died March 18th, 1889 (Greater London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1897 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 59 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 1759 7-in. 7/30/1897 Abide with me Steve Porter Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 4274 7-in. June 1897-Oct. 1898 Abide with me Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet composer  
Berliner 01031 7-in. 2/25/1900 Abide with me J. J. Fisher Male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-914 10-in. 1/14/1904 Abide with me Richard Jose Counter-tenor vocal solo, with organ composer  
Victor B-3144 10-in. 2/23/1906 Abide with me Richard Jose Counter-tenor vocal solo, with string quartet composer  
Victor B-3750 10-in. 8/24/1906 Abide with me Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet composer  
Victor B-8910 10-in. 5/3/1910 Abide with me Mr. and Mrs. Wheeler Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-9628 10-in. 11/8/1910 Abide with me Geraldine Farrar Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-12846 10-in. 1/25/1913 Abide with me Alma Gluck ; Louise Homer Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra composer  
Victor B-15465 10-in. 12/7/1914 Abide with me Elsie Baker ; Olive Kline Female vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-15465 10-in. 6/9/1925 Abide with me Elsie Baker ; Olive Kline Female vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-15777 12-in. 3/11/1915 Abide with me Ferdinand Himmelreich Piano solo composer  
Victor B-16486 10-in. 9/15/1915 Abide with me Imperial Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer  
Victor B-18974 10-in. 1/10/1917 Medley of standard hymns, part 1 Francis J. Lapitino Harp solo composer  
Victor B-21582 10-in. 3/18/1918 Bliv hos mig, Mester Eleonora Olson ; Ethel Olson Female vocal duet, with organ composer  
Victor B-21630 10-in. 3/21/1918 Bil-bol Eric Berg ; Ragnar Sundquist Accordion duet composer  
Victor B-21731 10-in. 4/3/1918 Bida hos mig Brooklyn Svenska Mans Kvartetten Male vocal quartet, with organ composer  
Victor B-22188 10-in. 7/30/1918 Sun of my soul Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Victor BVE-28463 10-in. 12/22/1925 Abide with me Amelita Galli-Curci Soprano vocal solo, with harp, celeste, and orchestra composer  
Victor B-28463 10-in. 9/11/1923 Abide with me Amelita Galli-Curci Soprano vocal solo, with harp, celeste, and orchestra composer  
Victor B-30191 10-in. 6/16/1924 Abide with me Theodore B. Tu Male vocal solo, with organ composer  
Victor BVE-30418 10-in. 12/30/1925 Abide with me Mark Andrews Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor B-30418 10-in. 6/17/1924 Abide with me Mark Andrews Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BVE-33788 10-in. 11/13/1925 Adeste fideles Josef Pasternack Chimes composer  
Victor BVE-35895 10-in. 10/4/1926 Abide with me Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 59 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Monk, William Henry," accessed May 7, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104126.

Monk, William Henry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 7, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104126.

"Monk, William Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 7 May 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104126

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