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William Watson

Sir William Watson (2 August 1858 – 11 August 1935) was an English poet, popular in his time for the celebratory content, and famous for the controversial political content, of his verse. Initially popularly recognised, he was then neglected because of changing tastes.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 2nd, 1858 (Burley in Wharfedale), Died August 11th, 1935 (Rottingdean)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: author


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-38747 10-in. 5/12/1927 Tavern song Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with piano author  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Watson, William," accessed October 20, 2020,

Watson, William. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from

"Watson, William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

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