Louise Kirkby Lunn (8 November 1873 – 17 February 1930) was an English contralto. Sometimes classified as a mezzo-soprano, she was a leading English-born singer of the first two decades of the 20th century, earning praise for her performances in concert, oratorio and opera.
Birth and Death Data: Born November 8th, 1873 (Manchester), Died February 17th, 1930 (London)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1911
Roles Represented in DAHR: contralto
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||3278||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Nov. 1905||Willow song||Louise Kirkby-Lunn||Contralto vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, contralto|
|Columbia||3279||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Nov. 1905||For a dream's sake||Louise Kirkby-Lunn||Female vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, contralto|
|Gramophone||5144f||12-in.||7/6/1911||L'amo come il fulgor del creato||Ema Destinnová ; Louise Kirkby-Lunn||Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra||vocalist, contralto|
|Gramophone||5145f||12-in.||7/6/1911||Ebben, qual nuovo fremito||Ema Destinnová ; Louise Kirkby-Lunn||Vocal duet (soprano and contralto), with orchestra||vocalist, contralto|
|Gramophone||z5500f||12-in.||9/22/1911||Non più di fiori||Louise Kirkby-Lunn||Contralto solo, with orchestra and clarinet soloist||vocalist, contralto|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kirkby-Lunn, Louise," accessed September 16, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108857.
Kirkby-Lunn, Louise. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 16, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108857.
"Kirkby-Lunn, Louise." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 16 September 2021.
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