Mrs. William 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: 1916 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: contralto

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-17222 10-in. 2/26/1916 In the garden Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with organ and brass quartet vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-17223 10-in. 2/26/1916 Sweeter as the years go by Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with organ and brass quartet vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-17224 10-in. 2/26/1916 Somebody cares Mrs. William Asher Female vocal solo, with organ and brass quartet vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-17225 10-in. 2/26/1916 Nobody like Jesus Mrs. William Asher Female vocal solo, with organ and brass quartet vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-20117 10-in. 6/14/1917 The crown of thorns Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-20118 10-in. 6/14/1917 Better each day Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-24303 10-in. 7/7/1920 Old rugged cross Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-24306 10-in. 7/7/1920 Where the gates swing outward never Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-33494 10-in. 11/2/1925 No disappointment in heaven Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with pipe organ vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-33495 10-in. 11/2/1925 The old rugged cross Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with pipe organ vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-33496 10-in. 11/2/1925 Calling thee Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with pipe organ vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-33497 10-in. 11/2/1925 In the garden Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with pipe organ vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-33498 10-in. 11/2/1925 Love led him to Calvary Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with pipe organ vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-33763 10-in. 11/9/1925 When I look in his face Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with pipe organ vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-33764 10-in. 11/9/1925 More like him Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with pipe organ vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-33765 10-in. 11/9/1925 Heab'n Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with pipe organ vocalist, contralto  
Victor [Trial 1916-01-24-02] Not documented 1/24/1916 Somebody cares Mrs. William Asher Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Victor [Trial 1916-01-24-03] Not documented 1/24/1916 Still undecided Mrs. William Asher ; George A. Brewster ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Mixed vocal trio, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Victor [Trial 1916-01-24-05] Not documented 1/24/1916 In the garden Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 78026 10-in. 8/27/1918 In the garden Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 78431 10-in. 5/17/1919 Heab'n Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 78432 10-in. 5/17/1919 Some o' these days Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 78436 10-in. 5/19/1919 When I look in his face Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 78437 10-in. 5/19/1919 Still undecided Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Columbia 79020 10-in. 3/4/1920 Calling thee Mrs. William Asher ; Homer A. Rodeheaver Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
(Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Asher, William, Mrs.," accessed November 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105059.

Asher, William, Mrs.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105059.

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