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Ben Greet

Sir Philip Barling Greet (24 September 1857 – 17 May 1936), known professionally as Ben Greet, was a Shakespearean actor, director, impresario and actor-manager.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1857 (London), Died 1936 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-11944 10-in. 4/30/1912 The seven ages of man Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor C-11945 12-in. 4/30/1912 The duke's speech Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor B-11948 10-in. 4/30/1912 Marc Antony's oration Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor B-11956 10-in. 5/1/1912 Prospero's speech Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor B-11957 10-in. 5/1/1912 Queen Mab's speech Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor B-11958 10-in. 5/1/1912 Plea for mercy Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor B-11959 10-in. 5/1/1912 Hamlet's advice to the players Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor B-11960 10-in. 5/1/1912 The charm of music Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor B-11961 10-in. 5/1/1912 The power of music Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor B-11985 10-in. 5/3/1912 Before Harfleur Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor B-11986 10-in. 5/3/1912 Othello's story to the Senate Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor C-11987 12-in. 5/3/1912 Strike upon the bell Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor B-11988 10-in. 5/3/1912 Hamlet on friendship Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor B-11989 10-in. 5/3/1912 Benedick's idea of a wife Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor B-11990 10-in. 5/3/1912 St. Crispin's Day Ben Greet Recitation speaker  
Victor [Trial 1912-04-29-01] Not documented 4/29/1912 [Unknown title(s)] Ben Greet Recitation speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Greet, Ben," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105919.

Greet, Ben. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105919.

"Greet, Ben." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105919

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