Reginald Foort

Reginald John Foort (23 January 1893 – 22 May 1980) was a cinema organist and theatre organist. He was the first official BBC Staff Theatre Organist from 1936 to 1938, during which time he made 405 broadcasts on the organ at St George's Hall, Langham Place. 'Reggie' was a hugely popular broadcaster in his heyday in the late 1930s in Britain and later settled in the United States, where he similarly enjoyed an illustrious career performing and recording.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 23, 1893 (Daventry), Died May 22, 1980 (Pasadena)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: organ

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Recordings (Results 26-32 of 32 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 39613 10-in. 6/12/1935 Ave Maria Reginald Foort instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 39618 10-in. 6/13/1935 Lead kindly light Reginald Foort instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 39619 10-in. 6/13/1935 The rosary Reginald Foort instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 39620 10-in. 6/13/1935 Londonderry air Reginald Foort instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 39621 10-in. 6/13/1935 In a Persian market Reginald Foort instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 39622 10-in. 6/13/1935 Funeral march Reginald Foort instrumentalist, organ  
Decca 39623 10-in. 6/13/1935 Blue Danube waltz Reginald Foort instrumentalist, organ  
(Results 26-32 of 32 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Foort, Reginald," accessed February 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107153.

Foort, Reginald. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107153.

"Foort, Reginald." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 February 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107153

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