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Dorothy Donnelly

Dorothy Donnelly (née Dorothy Agnes Donnelly; January 28, 1876 - January 3, 1928) was an actress, playwright, librettist, producer, and director. After a decade-long acting career that included several notable roles on Broadway, she turned to writing plays, musicals and operettas, including more than a dozen on Broadway including several long-running successes. Her most famous libretto was The Student Prince (1924), in collaboration with composer Sigmund Romberg.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 28th, 1880 (New York City), Died January 3rd, 1928 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 59 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-25798 10-in. 12/9/1921 Tell me, Daisy Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with harp and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-25932 10-in. 1/3/1922 Song of love Harriette Keyes ; Elliott Shaw Female-male vocal duet, with violin, cello, and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-25949 10-in. 1/12/1922 Song of love Royal Dadmun ; Lucy Isabelle Marsh Female-male vocal duet, with violin, cello, and orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-25949 10-in. 6/8/1927 Song of love Royal Dadmun ; Lucy Isabelle Marsh Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-26105 10-in. 2/1/1922 Serenade Lambert Murphy ; Orpheus Quartet Male vocal quartet and soloist, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-26105 10-in. 9/20/1926 Serenade Lambert Murphy Tenor vocal solo, with male vocal trio and orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-27319 12-in. 12/14/1922 Gems from Blossom time Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-31529 10-in. 12/18/1924 Serenade Victor Male Chorus Male vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-31531 10-in. 12/18/1924 Drinking song Victor Male Chorus Male vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CVE-32522 12-in. 4/17/1925 Gems from The student prince in Heidelberg Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-34650 10-in. 2/25/1926 Swinging on the gate The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor CVE-37834 12-in. 2/21/1927 Gems from My Maryland Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-38090 10-in. 6/27/1927 Silver moon Olive Kline ; Lambert Murphy Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-38105 10-in. 2/23/1927 Your land and my land Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-38962 10-in. 6/21/1927 Mother Edna Indermauer Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-39877 10-in. 10/5/1927 Silver moon Franklyn Baur ; Evelyn Herbert Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-39878 10-in. 10/5/1927 Mother Evelyn Herbert Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor PBVE-54858 10-in. 7/7/1930 Serenade Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and orchestra lyricist  
Victor CS-89596 12-in. 4/24/1935 Gems from My Maryland Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Light Opera Company Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CS-89598 12-in. 4/24/1935 Gems from Blossom time Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Light Opera Company Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CS-89599 12-in. 4/24/1935 Gems from Blossom time Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Light Opera Company Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CS-89784 12-in. 5/11/1935 Gems from The student prince Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Light Opera Company Male vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CS-89785 12-in. 5/11/1935 Gems from The student prince Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Light Opera Company Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-051554 10-in. 6/24/1940 Deep in my heart, dear Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-067770 10-in. 9/10/1941 Drinking song Emile Coté ; Victor Male Chorus Male vocal chorus lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 59 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Donnelly, Dorothy," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105060.

Donnelly, Dorothy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105060.

"Donnelly, Dorothy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

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