Helen Jerome

Helen Jerome (1883-1966) was a British-Australian (naturalised U.S citizen) journalist, author and playwright most famous for her adaptation of the Jane Austen novel, Pride and Prejudice for the stage. She is credited with having created the first heartthrob, desire-filled version of Austen's hero, Mr. Darcy.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 10th, 1883 (London), Died 1958

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-58604 10-in. 1/17/1930 Nichavo! Dennis King Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 80673 10-in. 11/14/1922 I shall know Charles Hackett Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 14084-14086 10-in. 10/28/1924 Nichavo! John Charles Thomas Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E28126 10-in. 8/22/1928 Nichavo! John Charles Thomas Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jerome, Helen," accessed July 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104940.

Jerome, Helen. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104940.

"Jerome, Helen." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104940

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