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Walter Van Brunt

Walter Van Brunt (22 April 1892 – 11 April 1971) was an American tenor known initially for his recordings on Thomas Alva Edison's Blue Amberol Records and later for his role in a scandal involving a stage name and case of adultery.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 22, 1892, Died April 11, 1971

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, lyricist, composer, vocalist, songwriter, speaker

See Also: Scanlon, Walter

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 226-250 of 596 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 3243 10-in. between 8/22/1914 and 8/31/1914 By the setting of the sun Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3252 10-in. between 8/22/1914 and 8/31/1914 Kissing time Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3275 10-in. Sept. 1914 Love's last word Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3278 10-in. 9/10/1914 Grandfather's clock Helen Clark ; Walter Scanlan Female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3279 10-in. September 1914 Baby Rose Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3280 10-in. Sept. 1914 When it's night time down in Burgundy Helen Clark ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3287 10-in. between 9/12/1914 and 9/16/1914 Ma Lady Lu Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3288 10-in. between 9/12/1914 and 9/16/1914 Meet me 'neath the Persian moon Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3350 10-in. Oct. 1914 When Irish eyes are smiling Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3353 10-in. Oct. 1914 Love moon Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3383 10-in. between 10/20/1914 and 10/29/1914 Rose of Italy Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3387 10-in. between 10/20/1914 and 10/29/1914 My melancholy baby Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3391 10-in. Oct. 1914 The red, white and blue Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3478 10-in. Dec. 1914 In the olden, golden long ago Marie De Kyser ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3481 10-in. between 12/21/1914 and 12/29/1914 How happy I'd be with either Marie De Kyser ; Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal trio (soprano, contralto, and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3514 10-in. 1/12/1915 When you wore a tulip and I wore a big red rose Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3540 10-in. 1/25/1915 You're plenty up to date for me Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra lyricist, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3563 10-in. 2/4/1915 When I'm gone you'll soon forget Helen Clark ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3564 10-in. 2/5/1915 Climbing up the golden stairs Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3579 10-in. 2/12/1915 Old dog Tray Walter Scanlan Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3583 10-in. 2/15/1915 The "humoreske" song Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3586 10-in. 2/16/1915 I'm just a ragged newsboy, but my heart's true blue Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3587 10-in. 2/18/1915 Famous songs in Irish plays Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3592 10-in. 2/19/1915 Simple melody Mary Carson ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3595 10-in. 2/23/1915 Where the River Shannon flows Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo and mixed vocal trio, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 226-250 of 596 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Van Brunt, Walter," accessed July 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106543.

Van Brunt, Walter. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106543.

"Van Brunt, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106543

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