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Joan Cross

Joan Cross (7 September 1900 – 12 December 1993) was an English soprano, closely associated with the operas of Benjamin Britten. She also sang in the Italian and German operatic repertoires. She later became a musical administrator, taking on the direction of the Sadler's Wells Opera Company.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 7, 1900 (London), Died December 12, 1993 (Aldeburgh)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 0EA5390 10-in. 10/8/1937 Mimi's farewell Lawrance Collingwood ; Joan Cross Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 0EA5393 10-in. 10/8/1937 Love and music, these have I lived for Lawrance Collingwood ; Joan Cross Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Gramophone 2EA7540 12-in. 3/3/1939 Trio from Faust : Then leave her! Webster Booth ; Joan Cross ; Norman Walker Vocal trio (soprano, tenor, and bass, and vocal chorus of 12, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cross, Joan," accessed July 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105278.

Cross, Joan. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105278.

"Cross, Joan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105278

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