Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (November 30, 1872 – January 28, 1918) was a Canadian poet, physician, author, artist and soldier during World War I, and a surgeon during the Second Battle of Ypres, in Belgium. He is best known for writing the famous war memorial poem "In Flanders Fields". McCrae died of pneumonia near the end of the war.
Birth and Death Data: Born November 30th, 1872 (Guelph), Died January 28th, 1918 (Boulogne-sur-Mer)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1919
Roles Represented in DAHR: author
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-22254||10-in.||9/24/1918||In Flanders fields||John McCormack||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||Composer|
|Victor||B-[Unnumbered 1918-04-04-01]||10-in.||4/4/1918||In Flanders fields||James H. Heron||Recitation, unaccompanied||Composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1919-05-22-02]||Not documented||5/22/1919||In Flanders fields||Minnie Blanche Wilkins||Recitation||Composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1919-11-29-02]||Not documented||11/29/1919||In Flanders field||Miss M. Weberlowsky||Recitation, unaccompanied||Composer|
|Columbia||77532||10-in.||11/26/1917||In Flanders Fields||Samuel Ash||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||Composer|
|Columbia||78733||10-in.||10/11/1919||In Flanders fields||Charles Harrison||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||Composer|
|OKeh||S-7007||10-in.||ca. Sept. 1919||In Flanders fields the poppies grow||Joseph A. Phillips||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||Composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "McCrae, John," accessed September 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105154.
McCrae, John. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105154.
"McCrae, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 September 2020.
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