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Sarah Flower Adams

Sarah Fuller Flower Adams (or Sally Adams) (1805 – 1848) was an English poet and hymnwriter, best known for writing the words of the hymn "Nearer, My God, to Thee".

Birth and Death Data: Born February 22nd, 1805 (Old Harlow), Died Greater London

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1895 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 618 7-in. Before May 1895 The Lord's Prayer David C. Bangs Recitation and male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 863 7-in. 7/2/1896 Nearer, my God, to Thee Brilliant Quartette Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Berliner 915 7-in. 5/4/1896 Nearer, my God, to Thee Artists vary Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 3014 7-in. 6/27/1898 Nearer, my God, to Thee S. H. Dudley ; Roger Harding Male vocal duet lyricist  
Berliner 021 7-in. 3/25/1899 Nearer, my God, to Thee Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]109 7-in. 7/11/1900 Nearer, my God, to Thee Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]109 10-in. 5/13/1902 Nearer, my God, to Thee Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3582 10-in. 9/14/1901 Nearer, my God, to Thee Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor B-3145 10-in. 2/23/1906 Nearer, my God, to Thee Richard Jose Counter-tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-8212 10-in. 9/7/1909 Nearer, my God, to Thee Whitney Brothers Quartet Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor B-11068 10-in. 10/9/1911 Nearer, my God, to Thee Raymond Dixon Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-13225 10-in. 5/1/1913 Nearer, my God, to Thee John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-14214 10-in. 12/18/1913 Nearer, my God, to Thee Evan Williams Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-18270 10-in. 8/9/1916 Närmare Gud till Dig Swedish Male Quartet Male vocal quartet, with organ lyricist  
Victor B-20710 10-in. 9/26/1917 Närmare Gud till Dig Brooklyn Svenska Mans Kvartetten Male vocal quartet, with organ lyricist  
Victor B-20801 10-in. 9/26/1917 Nearer, my God, to Thee Ernestine Schumann-Heink Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-21674 10-in. 4/12/1918 Nearer, my God, to Thee Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-27542 10-in. 2/12/1923 Nearer, my God, to Thee Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-27542 10-in. 6/23/1926 Nearer, my God, to Thee Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-056924 10-in. 10/17/1940 Nearer, my God, to Thee Edward MacHugh ; William Meeder Male vocal solo, with organ lyricist  
Columbia 397 7-in. ca. 1901 Nearer, my God, to Thee Artists vary Male vocal solo, with organ lyricist  
Columbia 397 10-in. ca. 1901 Nearer, my God, to Thee Artists vary Male vocal solo, with organ lyricist  
Columbia 453 7-in. Late 1901 Funeral service over President McKinley Columbia Quartette Male vocal quartet lyricist  
Columbia 453 10-in. ca. 1901 Hymns and prayer from the funeral service over President McKinley Columbia Quartette Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied lyricist  
Columbia 518 7-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902 Nearer, my God, to Thee Artists vary Male vocal quartet lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Adams, Sarah Flower," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104127.

Adams, Sarah Flower. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104127.

"Adams, Sarah Flower." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104127

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