Cecil Frances Alexander

Cecil Frances Alexander (April 1818 – 12 October 1895) was an Anglo-Irish hymnwriter and poet. Amongst other works, she wrote "All Things Bright and Beautiful", "There Is a Green Hill Far Away" and the Christmas carol "Once in Royal David's City."

Birth and Death Data: Born April 1st, 1818 (Dublin), Died October 12th, 1895 (Derry)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-3205 12-in. 3/23/1906 There is a green hill far away Alan Turner Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-9912 12-in. 2/6/1911 There is a green hill far away Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-18539 12-in. 10/10/1916 Sacred songs no. 2 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-31344 12-in. 11/20/1924 There is a green hill far away Elliott Shaw Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3063 10-in. ca. 1904-Feb. 1905 There is a green hill far away Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with organ lyricist  
Columbia 39901 10-in. 3/1/1915 There is a green hill far away Harry McClaskey Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77215 10-in. 7/17/1917 There is a green hill far away Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 79420 10-in. 9/15/1920 There is a green hill far away Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 36753 12-in. July 1913 There is a green hill far away Walter Lawrence Boy soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick [Br (U.K.) cat 20073-b] 12-in. approximately Sept. 1928 There is a green hill far away Master Frederick Firth Male vocal solo, with organ lyricist  
Edison 2624 10-in. 12/11/1913 There is a green hill far away Charlotte Kirwan Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Alexander, Cecil Frances," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104846.

Alexander, Cecil Frances. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104846.

"Alexander, Cecil Frances." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104846

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