William F. Hooley
William F. Hooley (16 April 1861 – 12 October 1918) was a British-born American bass singer and pioneer recording artist who was popular as a solo singer, as a monologist, and as a member of several of the most successful vocal groups of the early twentieth century, including The Haydn Quartet and The American Quartet.
Birth and Death Data: Born April 16th, 1861 (London), Died October 12th, 1918 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1896 - 1924
Roles Represented in DAHR: bass vocal, speaker, performer, other
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 816 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Berliner||971||7-in.||4/15/1896||The palms||Artists vary||Male vocal solo||vocalist, bass vocal|
|Berliner||1789||7-in.||9/30/1898||The lost chord||William F. Hooley||Male vocal solo||vocalist, bass vocal|
|Berliner||1872||7-in.||Before Dec. 1898||Brown October ale||Artists vary||Male vocal solo||vocalist, bass vocal|
|Berliner||1906||7-in.||Sept. 1898-Mar. 1899||Twinkle, twinkle, little star||William F. Hooley||Male vocal solo||vocalist, bass vocal|
|Berliner||1907||7-in.||Sept. 1898-Mar. 1899||Prithee little maid||William F. Hooley||Male vocal solo||vocalist, bass vocal|
|Berliner||1908||7-in.||Sept. 1898-Mar. 1899||Pussy cat pussy cat||William F. Hooley||Male vocal solo||vocalist, bass vocal|
|Berliner||6012||7-in.||9/21/1898||Lincoln’s speech at Gettysburg||William F. Hooley||Recitation||speaker|
|Berliner||6013||7-in.||9/21/1898||Ingersoll at the tomb of Napoleon||William F. Hooley||Recitation||speaker|
|Berliner||6014||7-in.||Sept. 1898-Mar. 1899||Gladstone’s advice on self help and thrift||William F. Hooley||Recitation||speaker|
|Berliner||6015||7-in.||Sept. 1898-Mar. 1899||Story of Cock Robin||William F. Hooley||Recitation||speaker|
|Berliner||6017||7-in.||Sept. 1898-Mar. 1899||Mother Goose rhymes||William F. Hooley||Recitation||speaker|
|Berliner||0292||7-in.||6/27/1899||Attila : Trio||Original Lyric Trio||Mixed vocal trio||other|
|Berliner||0293||7-in.||6/27/1899||Iolanthe : Trio||Original Lyric Trio||Mixed vocal trio||other|
|Berliner||0767||7-in.||11/29/1899||In Zion's sacred gates||Original Lyric Trio||Mixed vocal trio||other|
|Berliner||0769||7-in.||11/29/1899||On thee each living soul awaits||Original Lyric Trio||Mixed vocal trio||other|
|Berliner||0770||7-in.||11/29/1899||Lo, the day of rest declineth||Original Lyric Trio||Mixed vocal trio||other|
|Berliner||0797||7-in.||12/7/1899||The independence bell||William F. Hooley||Male vocal solo||vocalist, bass vocal|
|Berliner||0798||7-in.||Dec. 1899||Soliloquy||William F. Hooley||Recitation||speaker|
|Berliner||0804||7-in.||12/9/1899||Sermon on the Mount||William F. Hooley||Recitation||speaker|
|Berliner||0805||7-in.||12/7/1899||Mother Goose rhymes||William F. Hooley||Recitation||speaker|
|Berliner||0808||7-in.||Nov. 1899-Jan. 1900||Death and burial of Cock Robin||William F. Hooley||Recitation||speaker|
|Berliner||01136||7-in.||3/28/1900||Minstrel 1st part, no. 3||Gramophone Minstrels ; William F. Hooley||Minstrels, with male vocal solo||vocalist, bass vocal|
|Berliner||01138||7-in.||3/28/1900||Minstrel 1st part, no. 5||Gramophone Minstrels ; William F. Hooley||Minstrels; Male vocal solo||vocalist, bass vocal|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]56||7-in.||6/7/1900||Lincoln's speech at Gettysburg||William F. Hooley||Recitation||speaker|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]57||7-in.||6/7/1900||Gladstone's speech on self-help||William F. Hooley||Recitation||speaker|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hooley, William F.," accessed January 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107934.
Hooley, William F.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107934.
"Hooley, William F.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 January 2021.
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