Virginia Healey Asher

Virginia Healey Asher (December 18, 1869 – February 2, 1937) was a gospel singer and evangelist to women.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 18th, 1869 (Chicago), Died February 2nd, 1937 (Florida)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: contralto

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
OKeh S-73442 10-in. June 1925 The old rugged cross Virginia Healey Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet vocalist, contralto  
OKeh S-73443 10-in. June 1925 Love led him to Calvary Virginia Healey Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet vocalist, contralto  
OKeh S-73444 Not documented June 1925 [Unknown title(s)] Virginia Healey Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet vocalist, contralto  
OKeh 73839 10-in. Dec. 1925 Jesus rose Virginia Healey Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, contralto  
OKeh 73840 10-in. Dec. 1925 Have you counted the cost? Virginia Healey Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, contralto  
OKeh 73841 10-in. Dec. 1925 Just a whispering prayer Virginia Healey Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, contralto  
OKeh 73842 10-in. Dec. 1925 Where the gates swing out never Virginia Healey Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental quartet vocalist, contralto  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Asher, Virginia Healey," accessed September 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105058.

Asher, Virginia Healey. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105058.

"Asher, Virginia Healey." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 September 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105058

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