Phillips Brooks (December 13, 1835 – January 23, 1893) was an American Episcopal clergyman and author, long the Rector of Boston's Trinity Church and briefly Bishop of Massachusetts, and particularly remembered as lyricist of the Christmas hymn, "O Little Town of Bethlehem".
In the Episcopal liturgical calendar he is remembered on January 23.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 13th, 1835 (Boston), Died January 23rd, 1893 (Boston)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-18534||12-in.||10/6/1916||Oh, little town of Bethlehem||Trinity Choir||Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-75067||10-in.||2/9/1933||Songs for children (Hymns)||Elsie Baker ; Myrtle C. Eaver ; Olive Kline ; Lambert Murphy ; Elliott Shaw||Mixed vocal quartet, with piano||lyricist|
|Victor||PBS-09062||10-in.||12/2/1936||Oh! Little town of Bethlehem||Homer Hall Glee Club||Male vocal chorus, with electric organ and chimes||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-026906||10-in.||9/8/1938||O little town of Bethlehem||Lewis White||Mixed vocal chorus, with violin, organ, and harp||lyricist|
|Victor||CS-046001||12-in.||12/16/1939||Lullaby Jesus dear (Polish Christmas carol)||St. Gregory's Choir||Vocal chorus, with electric organ||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-067875||10-in.||9/17/1941||Oh little town of Bethlehem||Richard Crooks ; Clarence Dickenson||Tenor vocal solo, with pipe organ||lyricist|
|Columbia||W140948||10-in.||9/16/1925||O little town of Bethlehem||Columbia Mixed Quartette||Mixed vocal quartet, unaccompanied||lyricist|
|OKeh||W81574||10-in.||10/25/1927||O! Little town of Bethlehem||Golden Hour Mixed Quartet||Mixed vocal quartet, with instrumental trio||lyricist|
|Brunswick||11455-11458||10-in.||9/27/1923||O little town of Bethlehem||Collegiate Choir||Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E24966-E24968||10-in.||10/28/1927||O little town of Bethlehem||Collegiate Choir||Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||4137||10-in.||9/22/1915||O little town of Bethlehem||The Carol Singers||Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brooks, Phillips," accessed April 10, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105376.
Brooks, Phillips. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 10, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105376.
"Brooks, Phillips." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 10 April 2021.
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