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|
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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