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Dorothy Donnelly

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 28, 1880 (New York City), Died January 3, 1928 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1968

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 62 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-068157 10-in. 11/6/1941 Serenade Emile Coté ; Walter Preston ; Floyd Sherman ; Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with male vocal duet and piano lyricist  
Victor BS-075412 10-in. 7/7/1942 Serenade Victor First Nighter Orchestra Male vocal solo and male vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor D9VB-0144 10-in. 1/25/1949 Serenade Three Suns Instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Columbia 80020 10-in. 10/11/1921 Song of love Edwin Dale Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 140232 10-in. 1/9/1925 Drinking song Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W140521 10-in. 4/13/1925 Serenade Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W143457 10-in. 2/10/1927 Mother Singing Sophomores Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Columbia W143497 10-in. 2/18/1927 Your land and my land Columbia Male Chorus Male vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W143992 10-in. 4/20/1927 Your land my land Columbians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Columbia 144158 10-in. 5/17/1927 Silver moon Arthur Hall ; Royal Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W170002 10-in. between 1925 and 1928 Song of love Hollis Davenny ; Gertrude Lang Vocal duet lyricist  
Brunswick 15759-15760 10-in. 5/19/1925 Drinking song Campus Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E15797-E15799 10-in. 5/22/1925 Drinking song Brunswick Male Chorus Male vocal quartet, with string quartet, tuba, and piano lyricist  
Brunswick E15954-E15955 10-in. 6/9/1925 Serenade Brunswick Male Chorus Male vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E16075-E16078 10-in. June 1925 Serenade Brunswick Male Chorus Male vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E22434-E22435 10-in. 4/15/1927 Your land and my land Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet lyricist  
Brunswick E22436-E22437 10-in. 4/15/1927 Silver moon Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick XC4026 12-in. 8/10/1929 Nunn-Bush Shoe Co. program [program and part unknown] Nunn-Bush Singers Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick XC4028 12-in. 8/10/1929 Nunn-Bush Shoe Co. program [program and part unknown] Nunn-Bush Singers Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick TC2314 10-in. 9/12/1928 Silver moon Hazel Harmon Female vocal solo lyricist  
Edison 8252 10-in. 10/14/1921 Song of love Vernon Archibald ; Betsy Lane Shepherd Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 10587 10-in. 9/23/1925 Students march song and drinking song New York Light Opera Co. Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 10588 10-in. 9/23/1925 Serenade New York Light Opera Co. Tenor vocal solo and male vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 10807 10-in. 1/29/1926 Golden days Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 18700 10-in. 9/4/1928 Serenade J. Donald Parker Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 26-50 of 62 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Donnelly, Dorothy," accessed April 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105060.

Donnelly, Dorothy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105060.

"Donnelly, Dorothy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105060

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