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De Wolf Hopper

William DeWolf Hopper (March 30, 1858 – September 23, 1935) was an American actor, singer, comedian, and theatrical producer. A star of vaudeville and musical theater, he became best known for performing the popular baseball poem "Casey at the Bat".

Birth and Death Data: Born March 30th, 1858 (New York City), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-3537 12-in. 8/25/1926 Casey at the bat De Wolf Hopper Recitation speaker  
Victor C-3537 12-in. 7/17/1906 Casey at the bat De Wolf Hopper Recitation speaker  
Victor CVE-36130 12-in. 8/25/1926 O' Toole's touchdown De Wolf Hopper Recitation speaker  
Victor [Trial 1925-05-29-01] 10-in. 5/29/1925 Tit-willow De Wolf Hopper Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Trial 1925-05-29-02] 10-in. 5/29/1925 The man with an elephant on his hands De Wolf Hopper Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hopper, De Wolf," accessed October 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105284.

Hopper, De Wolf. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105284.

"Hopper, De Wolf." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105284

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