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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 201-225 of 596 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 2488 10-in. 10/10/1913 Where the silvery Colorado wends its way Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 2849 10-in. Mar. 1914 When the haying time is over Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 2850 10-in. Mar. 1914 And a little child shall lead them Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 2936 10-in. betweeen 4/6/1914 and 4/7/1914 Wait till the clouds roll by Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 2947 10-in. between 4/9/1914 and 4/15/1914 I'm on my way to Mandalay Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 2948 10-in. between 4/9/1914 and 4/15/1914 You look just like your mother, Mary Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 2949 10-in. between 4/9/1914 and 4/15/1914 Sweet old Rose Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3002 10-in. May 1914 The mocking bird Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3004 10-in. May 1914 Adele Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3009 10-in. May 1914 I wonder why Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3013 10-in. May 1914 Bid me forget Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3014 10-in. May 1914 I've a cosy little cottage in the country Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3016 10-in. May 1914 I want you Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3017 10-in. May 1914 Those days of long ago Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3026 10-in. May 1914 Come back to the cabaret Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3032 10-in. May 1914 Something seems tingle-ingleing Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3040 10-in. between 5/18/1914 and 5/19/1914 In my dream of you Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3041 10-in. between 5/18/1914 and 5/19/1914 In my dream of you Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3084 10-in. June 1914 or later Mary, you're a little bit old fashioned Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3087 10-in. June 1914 I'll take you home again, Kathleen Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3117 10-in. June 1914 On the banks of the Brandywine Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3134 10-in. 6/2/1914 In dreams, my own Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3135 10-in. between 6/20/1914 and 6/29/1914 In dreams, my own Walter Van Brunt Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3153 10-in. July 1914 When the green leaves turn to gold Elizabeth Spencer ; Walter Van Brunt Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Edison 3220 10-in. Aug. 1914 That's why the violets live Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 201-225 of 596 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Van Brunt, Walter," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106543.

Van Brunt, Walter. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106543.

"Van Brunt, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

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

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