Emily Henrietta Hickey
Emily Henrietta Hickey (1845–1924) was an Irish author, narrative poet and translator.
She was born in Macmine Castle, near Enniscorthy in County Wexford, daughter of the Rev. J. S. Hickey, Protestant rector of Goresbridge and granddaughter of Rev. William Hickey ("Martin Doyle"), an agriculturist. She studied at Cambridge and then became lecturer in English language and literature at University College London. She sold her first poem, "Told in the Twilight" to the Cornhill Magazine in 1866 and afterwards contributed to Longman's Magazine, Good Words, The Athenaeum, the Irish Monthly and many others. Her first book of poems, A Sculptor, ensured her success as a poet. She followed this with Verse Tales, Lyrics, and Translations (1889), Verse-Translations, and other poems (1891), Michael Villiers, Idealist, and other poems (1891), Ancilla Domini (1898) and Our Lady of May and other Poems (1902). She also wrote many short stories.
With Frederick James Furnivall she founded the Browning Society in 1881.
Hickey wrote about ten books dealing with religious matters after converting to Catholicism in 1901. One of her better-known poems is Beloved, It Is Morn. The poem has been set to music by composer Florence Aylward and recorded by tenors Charles Hackett and Harry Anthony. She died on 9 September 1924 in Marylebone, London.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1845, Died January 1st, 1924
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1930
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-8967||12-in.||5/18/1910||Beloved, it is morn||John Barnes Wells||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||C-13378||12-in.||6/3/1913||Beloved, it is morn||Lewis Shawe||Male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||C-13681||12-in.||8/9/1913||Beloved, it is morn||E. W. Bruce||Vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Victor||C-14975||12-in.||6/22/1914||Beloved, it is morn||Evan Williams||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||CVE-35817||12-in.||7/21/1926||Beloved it is morn||Richard Crooks||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-40395||10-in.||2/6/1928||Beloved, it is morn||G. H. Rigler||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Victor||[Trial 1913-05-23-09]||Not documented||5/23/1913||Beloved, it is morn||William Carmint||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Columbia||30493||12-in.||ca. 1910-Feb. 1911||Beloved, it is morn||Mary Desmond||Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||W144028||10-in.||4/14/1927||Beloved, it is morn||Arthur Hackett||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Columbia||98336||12-in.||4/29/1927||Beloved, it is morn||Charles Hackett||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||98724||12-in.||12/12/1930||Beloved, it is morn||Louis Graveure||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hickey, Emily Henrietta," accessed January 15, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108362.
Hickey, Emily Henrietta. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 15, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108362.
"Hickey, Emily Henrietta." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 15 January 2021.
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