Henry Somerset

Lord Henry Richard Charles Somerset PC, DL, JP (7 December 1849 – 10 October 1932) was a British Conservative politician and composer of popular music. He served as Comptroller of the Household under Benjamin Disraeli between 1874 and 1879.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1849, Died 1932

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 46306 10-in. 12/28/1915 Dawn William Brennen Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 81919 10-in. 8/15/1924 Dawn Cyrena Van Gordon Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 5068 10-in. 10/12/1916 Song of sleep Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Somerset, Henry," accessed November 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107785.

Somerset, Henry. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107785.

"Somerset, Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107785


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