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Gladys Swarthout

Gladys Swarthout (December 25, 1900 in Deepwater, Missouri – July 7, 1969 in Florence, Italy) was an American mezzo-soprano opera singer and actress.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 25th, 1897 (Deepwater), Died July 7th, 1969 (Florence)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: mezzo-soprano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MS-75540 16-in. 3/18/1933 Metropolitan broadcast audition Metropolitan Opera Quartet Radio broadcast : Vocal music vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor MS-75541 16-in. 3/18/1933 Metropolitan broadcast audition Metropolitan Opera Quartet Radio broadcast : Vocal music vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor MS-75750 16-in. 4/8/1933 Metropolitan broadcast audition Metropolitan Opera Quartet Radio broadcast : Vocal music vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor MS-75751 16-in. 4/8/1933 Metropolitan broadcast audition Metropolitan Opera Quartet Radio broadcast : Vocal music vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor PBS-97882 10-in. 10/8/1936 Could I be in love? William Merrigan Daly ; Gladys Swarthout Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor PBS-97883 10-in. 10/8/1936 Paradise in waltztime William Merrigan Daly ; Gladys Swarthout Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor CS-101172 12-in. 4/3/1936 Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix (My heart at thy sweet voice) Alexander Smallens ; Gladys Swarthout Mezzo-soprano solo, with orchestra vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor CS-101173 12-in. 4/3/1936 Amour, viens aider ma faiblesse (Love come aid my weakness) Alexander Smallens ; Gladys Swarthout Mezzo-soprano solo, with orchestra vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor CS-101174 12-in. 4/3/1936 Seguidilla près des remparts de Séville Alexander Smallens ; Gladys Swarthout Mezzo-soprano solo, with orchestra vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor CS-101175 12-in. 4/3/1936 Habanera l'amour est un oiseau Alexander Smallens ; Gladys Swarthout Mezzo-soprano solo, with orchestra vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor BS-101176 10-in. 4/3/1936 None but the lonely heart Alexander Smallens ; Gladys Swarthout Mezzo-soprano solo, with orchestra vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor BS-101177 10-in. 4/3/1936 Pique dame Alexander Smallens ; Gladys Swarthout Mezzo-soprano solo, with orchestra vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor BS-101178 10-in. 4/3/1936 I mean to say I love you Alexander Smallens ; Gladys Swarthout Mezzo-soprano solo, with orchestra vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor BS-101179 10-in. 4/3/1936 Clouds Lester Hodges ; Gladys Swarthout Mezzo-soprano solo, with piano vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor BS-101180 10-in. 4/3/1936 Spendthrift Lester Hodges ; Gladys Swarthout Mezzo-soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, mezzo-soprano  
Victor PBS-090 10-in. 12/21/1936 Das Leiden des Herrn Frank Chapman ; Gladys Swarthout Female-male vocal duet vocalist, mezzo-soprano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Swarthout, Gladys," accessed August 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104895.

Swarthout, Gladys. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104895.

"Swarthout, Gladys." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104895

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