Royden Barrie

Royden Barrie was a pseudonym used by the American lyricist Rodney Bennett (1890 – 1948), father of the composer Richard Rodney Bennett. Barrie was also a children's book author.

Under this name, he wrote many song-lyrics for Eric Coates and Roger Quilter among others.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1890, Died 1948

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-28894 10-in. 11/14/1923 A brown bird singing Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with flute, violin, and orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-33820 10-in. 10/27/1925 Through all the days to be John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-34176 10-in. 12/23/1925 A brown bird singing John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-37330 10-in. 12/27/1926 Poor man's garden Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-39392 10-in. 11/10/1927 A brown bird singing Norval Brelos Male vocal solo, with violin and piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-40166 10-in. 10/11/1927 Bird songs at eventide John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-41561 10-in. 1/17/1928 A song remembered John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor CVE-53462 12-in. 6/11/1929 A brown bird singing A. C. Duncan Vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-74915 10-in. 1/16/1933 A brown bird singing Bennett College Quartet Female vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-92515 10-in. 6/24/1935 Open your window to the morn Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-042785 10-in. 10/4/1939 Bird songs at eventide Margaret Speaks Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-054692 10-in. 8/7/1940 A brown bird singing Terry Allen ; Bluebird Orchestra ; Larry Clinton Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-Test-196 10-in. 12/6/1929 A brown bird singing Dorma Lee Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-Test-1005 10-in. 5/15/1930 A brown bird singing James McCormack Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 140096 10-in. 10/10/1924 I heard you singing Charles Hackett Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W142248 10-in. 5/25/1926 A brown bird singing Arthur Hackett Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia W142859 10-in. 10/22/1926 I heard you singing Charles Hackett Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W144856 10-in. 10/13/1927 A brown bird singing Charles Hackett Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W149462 10-in. 11/1/1929 A song remembered Alfred O'Shea Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Brunswick E27563 10-in. 5/17/1928 Bird songs at eventide Richard Bonelli Male vocal solo, with orchestra, mandolin, and guitar lyricist  
Brunswick E33284 10-in. 6/27/1930 A brown bird singing Kathryn Meisle Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E15886-E15889 10-in. 5/27/1925 A brown bird singing Allen McQuhae Male vocal solo, with string quartet, tuba, piano, and bells lyricist  
Brunswick E19256-E19257 10-in. 5/13/1926 A brown bird singing Allen McQuhae Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Brunswick E19522-E19524 10-in. 6/10/1926 A brown bird singing Allen McQuhae Male vocal solo, with string quartet, tuba, piano, and bells lyricist  
Brunswick TC2352 10-in. 9/25/1928 I heard you singing Kenyon Congdon Male vocal solo lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 31 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Barrie, Royden," accessed July 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107196.

Barrie, Royden. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107196.

"Barrie, Royden." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107196

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