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Frances Allitsen

Mary Frances Allitsen (30 December 1848 – 1 October 1912) was an English composer. One of her most popular songs is a setting of Psalm 27, "The Lord is My Light".

Her real name was Mary Bumpus, according to the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 30th, 1848, Died October 1st, 1912

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1908 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-6182 12-in. 5/9/1908 The Lord is my light George Hamlin ; Victor Orchestra Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-11301 10-in. 11/23/1911 A song of thanksgiving Frederick J. Wheeler Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-14965 12-in. 6/17/1914 Unto thy heart Clara Zollars Bond Female vocal solo, with piano and violin composer  
Victor B-20899 10-in. 10/23/1917 The Lord is my light John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23793 10-in. 3/30/1920 A song of thanksgiving John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with piano and orchestra composer  
Victor B-26173 10-in. 3/22/1922 Psyche Edith Henderson Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-27583 10-in. 3/1/1923 A song of thanksgiving Orville Harrold Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-89271 10-in. 4/5/1935 The Lord is my light Frederick Jagel ; Edwin McArthur Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 48688 12-in. ca. 1916 My laddie Corinne Rider-Kelsey Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 3604 10-in. approximately Feb. 1920 The Lord is my light Theo Karle Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick 11240-11241 10-in. 9/10/1923 There's a land Frank Oldfield Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 496 Not documented approximately Dec. 1910 Song of thanksgiving Violet Oppenshaw Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4774 10-in. 6/6/1916 The Lord is my light Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7679 10-in. 12/13/1920 The Lord is my light George Wilton Ballard Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 8195 10-in. 8/12/1921 The Lord is my light! Robert C. Dyrenforth ; Robert Gayler Baritone vocal solo, with piano composer  
Edison 8217 10-in. 9/14/1921 A song of thanksgiving Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 18156 10-in. 1/6/1928 The Lord is my light Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Allitsen, Frances," accessed August 8, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108682.

Allitsen, Frances. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 8, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108682.

"Allitsen, Frances." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 8 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108682

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