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Cecilia Loftus

Cecilia Loftus (born Marie Cecilia Loftus Brown, 22 October 1876 – 12 July 1943) was a Scottish actress, singer, mimic, vaudevillian, and music hall performer in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 22nd, 1876 (Hutchesontown), Died July 12th, 1943 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1902 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, vocalist

Notes: Name also appears in Victor ledgers as Cissie Loftus.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor A-30473 7-in. 7/9/1924 My bed is like a little boat Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-36340 10-in. 9/21/1926 Until I reach my home Marion Kerby ; Cecilia Loftus Female vocal duet vocalist  
Victor BVE-36341 10-in. 9/21/1926 Toll de bell, Angel, I jes got ober Marion Kerby ; Cecilia Loftus Female vocal duet, with chimes vocalist  
Columbia 661 7-in. ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 My bed is like a little boat Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 661 10-in. ca. 1902 My bed is like a little boat Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo, with piano composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Loftus, Cecilia," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105744.

Loftus, Cecilia. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105744.

"Loftus, Cecilia." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105744

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