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Lawrence Tibbett

Lawrence Mervil Tibbett (November 16, 1896 – July 15, 1960) was a famous American opera singer and recording artist who also performed as a film actor and radio personality. A baritone, he sang leading roles with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City more than 600 times from 1923 to 1950. He performed diverse musical theatre roles, including Captain Hook in Peter Pan in a touring show.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1896 (Bakersfield), Died 1960 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 95 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-34930 10-in. 3/3/1926 È sogno Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-34931 12-in. 3/3/1926 Song of the flea Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-35446 10-in. 5/7/1926 Senti ma a Lindoro Amelita Galli-Curci ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-35447 10-in. 5/7/1926 Sì, vendetta Amelita Galli-Curci ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-35474 10-in. 5/24/1926 Oh, that we two were maying Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-35475 10-in. 5/24/1926 Thy beaming eyes Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-35481 12-in. 6/7/1926 Pagliacci : Prologue Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-35482 12-in. 6/7/1926 Pagliacci : Prologue Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-37878 10-in. 3/30/1927 Drink to me only with thine eyes Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-37879 10-in. 3/30/1927 Believe me if all those endearing young charms Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-37880 10-in. 3/31/1927 Old black Joe Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-37881 10-in. 3/31/1927 Uncle Ned Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-38854 10-in. 6/1/1927 Calm as the night Lucrezia Bori ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-38855 10-in. 6/1/1927 Barcarolle Lucrezia Bori ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-43613 12-in. 4/5/1928 Oh, Caesar, great wert thou! Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with chorus and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-43614 12-in. 4/5/1928 Nay, Maccus, lay him down Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with chorus and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-43720 10-in. 4/10/1928 Crucifix Richard Crooks ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with pipe organ vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-43720 12-in. 1/30/1929 Crucifix Richard Crooks ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with pipe organ vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-43721 10-in. 4/10/1928 So thou liftest thy divine petition Richard Crooks ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with pipe organ vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-43721 12-in. 1/30/1929 So thou liftest thy divine petition Richard Crooks ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with pipe organ vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-45187 10-in. 5/29/1928 Shake your brown feet, honey! Lawrence Tibbett Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-45188 10-in. 5/29/1928 The roustabout Lawrence Tibbett Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-45189 10-in. 5/29/1928 Travelin' to de grave Lawrence Tibbett Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-45190 12-in. 5/29/1928 On the road to Mandalay Lawrence Tibbett Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-51116 12-in. 4/3/1929 Te deum Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 95 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Tibbett, Lawrence," accessed March 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104286.

Tibbett, Lawrence. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104286.

"Tibbett, Lawrence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 March 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104286

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