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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 51-62 of 62 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison N-406 12-in. 9/4/1928 Serenade J. Donald Parker Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor (Canada) [ViC cat 56-5219-B] 10-in. before 2/5/1952 Serenade AndrĂ© Cantin ; Allan McIver Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Decca 76228 4/27/1950 Part 1-Overture: Deep in my heart, dear ; Serenade ; Students' marching song Gloria Lane ; Lauritz Melchior ; Lee Sweetland ; Jane Wilson lyricist  
Decca 76229 4/27/1950 Part 2: Golden days Gloria Lane ; Lauritz Melchior ; Lee Sweetland ; Jane Wilson lyricist  
Decca 76230 4/27/1950 Part 3: Drinking song Gloria Lane ; Lauritz Melchior ; Lee Sweetland ; Jane Wilson lyricist  
Decca 76231 4/28/1950 Part 4: Students' marching song Gloria Lane ; Lauritz Melchior ; Lee Sweetland ; Jane Wilson lyricist  
Decca 76232 4/28/1950 Part 5: Deep in my heart, dear Gloria Lane ; Lauritz Melchior ; Lee Sweetland ; Jane Wilson lyricist  
Decca 76233 4/29/1950 Part 6: Serenade Gloria Lane ; Lauritz Melchior ; Lee Sweetland ; Jane Wilson lyricist  
Decca 76234 4/29/1950 Part 7: Just we two Gloria Lane ; Lauritz Melchior ; Lee Sweetland ; Jane Wilson lyricist  
Decca 76235 4/29/1950 Part 8- Finale: Golden days ; Gaudeamus ; Serenade ; Deep in my heart, dear Gloria Lane ; Lauritz Melchior ; Lee Sweetland ; Jane Wilson lyricist  
Decca 120390 6/3/1968 She moved through the fair Dorothy Donnelly lyricist  
Columbia (U.K.) CA15108 10-in. between April and August 1935 Serenade Charles Kullman ; George Walter Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 51-62 of 62 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Donnelly, Dorothy," accessed April 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105060.

Donnelly, Dorothy. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105060.

"Donnelly, Dorothy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 April 2024.

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

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