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  
(Results 1-25 of 816 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hooley, William F.," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107934.

Hooley, William F.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107934.

"Hooley, William F.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

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