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Francis M. Finch

Francis Miles Finch (June 9, 1827 – July 31, 1907) was an American judge, poet, and academic associated with the early years of Cornell University. One of his poems, "The Blue and the Gray", is frequently reprinted to this day.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 9, 1827 (United States of America), Died July 31, 1907

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-12836 10-in. 1/24/1913 The blue and the grey Harry E. Humphrey Recitation author  
Columbia 38929 10-in. 6/30/1913 The blue and the gray Harry E. Humphrey Recitation author  


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"Finch, Francis M.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 21 March 2023.

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