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Anna Case

Anna Case (October 29, 1887 – January 7, 1984; aged 95) was an American soprano. She recorded with Thomas Alva Edison, who used her voice extensively in "tone tests" of whether a live audience could tell the difference between the actual singer and a recording. In addition to recordings for Edison Records on both phonograph cylinder and Diamond Disc, Case recorded for Victor and Columbia Records, and made sound film for Vitaphone.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 29th, 1888 (Clinton), Died January 7th, 1984 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal, composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 120 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-13131 12-in. 4/16/1913 Du also bist mein Braütigam? Johanna Gadski Soprano vocal solo, with female vocal trio and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W147150 10-in. 11/2/1928 My pretty Jane (The bloom is on the rye) Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W147428 10-in. 11/2/1928 My laddie Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W148185 10-in. 4/5/1929 The little red lark Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W148186 10-in. 4/5/1929 Doreen Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W148501 10-in. 5/10/1929 Alleluia Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W148535 10-in. 5/16/1929 Care selve Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W148704 10-in. 6/18/1929 In quelle trine morbide Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W148705 10-in. 6/18/1929 Amor commanda Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W148706 10-in. 6/18/1929 Care selve Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W150128 10-in. 3/26/1930 Care selve Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W150129 10-in. 3/26/1930 Amor commanda Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W150130 10-in. 3/26/1930 In quelle trine morbide Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W150564 10-in. 6/3/1930 A perfect day Anna Case ; Carroll Hollister Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W150565 10-in. 6/3/1930 Just a-wearyin' for you Anna Case ; Carroll Hollister Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W150566 10-in. 6/3/1930 Bendemeer's stream Anna Case ; Carroll Hollister Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W150567 10-in. 6/3/1930 Would God I were the tender apple blossom Anna Case ; Carroll Hollister Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W150591 10-in. 6/13/1930 A song of India Anna Case ; Carroll Hollister Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W150592 10-in. 6/13/1930 The night wind Anna Case ; Carroll Hollister Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W150597 10-in. 6/19/1930 My mother bids me bind my hair Anna Case ; Carroll Hollister Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia W150598 10-in. 6/19/1930 The lass with the delicate air Anna Case ; Carroll Hollister Soprano vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 98599 12-in. 11/8/1928 Ave Maria Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 98605 12-in. 11/8/1928 Angel's serenade Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 98606 12-in. 11/16/1928 O sleep, why dost thou leave me? Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 98607 12-in. 11/16/1928 Connais-tu le pays Anna Case Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 120 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Case, Anna," accessed May 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108838.

Case, Anna. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108838.

"Case, Anna." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 May 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108838

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