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Russell Hunting

Russell Dinsmore Hunting (May 8, 1864 – February 20, 1943) was an American comic entertainer, pioneer sound recordist, and an influential figure in the early years of the recorded music industry. He was described as "the most popular pre-1900 recording artist".

Birth and Death Data: Born May 8th, 1864, Died February 20th, 1943

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1895 - 1921

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, author, baritone vocal

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 193[a] 7-in. 1/31/1896 Oh, Uncle John Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Berliner 604 7-in. 11/23/1895 For the nursery Artists vary Recitation and male vocal solo (Bangs takes); Recitation (Hunting takes) speaker  
Berliner 612 7-in. 3/3/1895 Casey as judge Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 614 7-in. 3/3/1895 Casey as hotel clerk Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 614[a] 7-in. 1/24/1897 Michael Casey as a hotel clerk Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 615 7-in. 3/20/1897 Casey as chairman of Mugwump Club Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 629 7-in. 3/20/1897 Casey as doctor Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 631 7-in. 11/4/1895 Casey at the telephone Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 632 7-in. 11/4/1895 Mrs. Casey putting Patsy to sleep Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 667 7-in. 1/24/1897 Hiram's visit to New York Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 672 7-in. 3/20/1897 Casey putting his baby to sleep Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 674 7-in. 3/20/1897 Casey at the living pictures Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 675 7-in. 3/20/1897 Casey as book agent Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 676 7-in. 3/19/1897 Casey at the restaurant Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 677 7-in. 3/20/1897 Casey taking the census Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 678 7-in. Before Apr. 1899 President McKinley's Inaugural address (extract) Russell Hunting Recitation speaker  
Berliner 681 7-in. Mar. 1895-Sept. 1897 Nursery talk with Casey singing Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker  
Berliner 990 7-in. 4/17/1896 Arrah, go on Artists vary Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 79781 10-in. 3/9/1921 The chest of drawers Russell Hunting Comic monologue author, speaker  
Columbia 79782 10-in. 3/9/1921 Casey's fight with Oney Goeghan Russell Hunting Comic monologue speaker, author  
Gramophone 1523b 10-in. July 1902 Casey as a doctor Russell Hunting Monologue speaker  
Gramophone 1780e 10-in. 2/14/1905 Departure of a man of war Russell Hunting Descriptive scene speaker  
Gramophone 3203b 10-in. 3/2/1903 Casey's fight with Oney Gagin Russell Hunting Monologue speaker  
Gramophone 3206b 10-in. 3/2/1903 Casey at Denny Murphy's wake Russell Hunting Monologue speaker  
Gramophone 3227b 10-in. 3/7/1903 Casey at the telephone Russell Hunting Monologue speaker  
(Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hunting, Russell," accessed October 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107871.

Hunting, Russell. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107871.

"Hunting, Russell." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107871

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