Julius Allan Greenway Harrison (26 March 1885 – 5 April 1963) was an English composer who was particularly known for his conducting of operatic works. Born in Lower Mitton, Stourport in Worcestershire, by the age of 16 he was already an established musician. His career included a directorship of opera at the Royal Academy of Music where he was a professor of composition, a position as répétiteur at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, conductor for the British National Opera Company, military service as an officer in the Royal Flying Corps, and founder member and vice-president of the Elgar Society.
Birth and Death Data: Born March 26, 1885 (Stourport-on-Severn), Died April 5, 1963 (Harpenden)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1924
Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, composer
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||76345||12-in.||approximately 1919||The wanderer's song||Norman Allin ; Julius Harrison||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||76838||12-in.||3/28/1920||Worcestershire suite, no. 1||Julius Harrison||Orchestra||conductor, composer|
|Columbia||76839||12-in.||3/28/1920||Worcestershire suite, no. 2||Julius Harrison||Orchestra||conductor, composer|
|Columbia||76840||12-in.||3/28/1920||Worcestershire suite, no. 3||Julius Harrison||Orchestra||conductor, composer|
|Columbia||76841||12-in.||3/28/1920||Worcestershire suite, no. 4||Julius Harrison||Orchestra||conductor, composer|
|Gramophone||Cc549||12-in.||10/10/1921||Song of the flea||Fyodor Ivanovich Chaliapin ; Percy Pitt||Bass vocal solo, with orchestra||conductor|
|Gramophone||Cc556||12-in.||10/11/1921||Two grenadiers||Fyodor Ivanovich Chaliapin ; Percy Pitt||Bass vocal solo, with orchestra||conductor|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harrison, Julius," accessed May 19, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104605.
Harrison, Julius. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 19, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104605.
"Harrison, Julius." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 19 May 2022.
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