Frances McCollin

Frances McCollin (October 24, 1892 — February 25, 1960) was an American composer and musician, who was blind from early childhood. She was the first woman to win the Clemson Prize from the American Guild of Organists. In 1951, she was named a Distinguished Daughter of Pennsylvania.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 24th, 1892, Died February 25th, 1960

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-30218 10-in. 5/27/1924 O robin, little robin Womelsdorf Elementary Public School Chorus Vocal chorus composer  


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"McCollin, Frances." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 October 2020.

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