William Wallace Gilchrist

William Wallace Gilchrist (January 8, 1846 – December 20, 1916) was an American composer and a major figure in nineteenth century music of Philadelphia. He founded the Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia in 1874.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 8, 1846 (Jersey City), Died December 20, 1916

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-10972 10-in. 9/15/1911 A dew drop Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-12824 10-in. 1/22/1913 A summer lullaby Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-12827 10-in. 1/22/1913 The robin's journey Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-17246 10-in. 3/2/1916 Sweet is true love Elsie Baker Female vocal solo, with strings and harp composer  
Victor BVE-36175 10-in. 9/10/1926 A dew drop Erva Giles Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-39389 10-in. 11/8/1927 Sweet is true love Elsie Baker Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39887 10-in. 10/10/1927 Christmas bells William H. Reitz Chimes solo composer  
Victor [Trial 1926-04-12-02] 10-in. 4/12/1926 A dew drop Mrs. S. J. Marble Female vocal solo, with piano composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gilchrist, William Wallace," accessed March 1, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104694.

Gilchrist, William Wallace. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 1, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104694.

"Gilchrist, William Wallace." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 1 March 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104694

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