Laura Lemon

Laura Gertrude Lemon (15 October 1866 – 18 August 1924) was a Canadian composer and songwriter who lived and worked in England. She also used the pseudonyms Austin Fleming and Ian Macdonald. Lemon was mostly known for composing pieces for violin and piano such as "Three Moravian Dances", which was dedicated to the Canadian violinist Kathleen Parlow. However she also noted for her song literature. "My Ain Folk, a ballad of home", was at one time one of the best-known songs by a Canadian composer.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 15th, 1866 (Guelph), Died August 18th, 1924 (Redhill)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1924

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-13912 12-in. 10/6/1913 My ain folk Frederick J. Wheeler Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-14218 12-in. 12/18/1913 My ain folk Gertrude Penfield Seiberling Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor C-14988 12-in. 6/23/1914 My ain folk Evan Williams Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-16498 10-in. 9/15/1915 My ain folk Imperial Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied composer  
Victor B-25326 10-in. 6/1/1921 My ain folk Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Trial 1913-12-17-02] Not documented 12/17/1913 My ain folk Gertrude Penfield Seiberling Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1915-11-05-01] Not documented 11/5/1915 My ain folk Beatrice Collin Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1917-05-18-01] Not documented 5/18/1917 My ain folk Mable Driver Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1924-04-24-06] 10-in. 4/24/1924 My ain folk Rosa Hamilton Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 79245 10-in. 6/7/1920 My ain folk Grace Wagner Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 30639 12-in. ca. Jan.-June 1911 My ain folk Margaret Keyes Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 11253-11255 10-in. 9/11/1923 My ain folk Agnes Adie Female vocal solo, with orchestra and cello obbligato composer  
Brunswick 11335-11337 10-in. 9/17/1923 My ain folk Agnes Adie Female vocal solo, with orchestra and cello obbligato composer  
Edison 2269 10-in. May 1913 My ain folk Harold Jarvis Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 5770 10-in. 9/7/1917 My ain folk Merle Alcock Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6574 10-in. 1/20/1919 My ain folk Maggie Teyte Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lemon, Laura," accessed October 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108148.

Lemon, Laura. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108148.

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

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108148

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