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Laforge F. Laforge

Frank La Forge (October 22, 1879 – May 5, 1953) was an American pianist, vocal coach, teacher, composer and arranger of art songs.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 22, 1879 (Rockford), Died May 5, 1953 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, arranger, composer, harpsichord, organ

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Recordings (Results 201-225 of 236 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-050505 10-in. 5/3/1940 A dream Frank La Forge Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-051073 10-in. 6/6/1940 When daisies pied and violets blue (The cuckoo song) Justus Gelfius ; Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge Soprano vocal solo, with flute and harpsichord instrumentalist, harpsichord  
Victor BS-051074 10-in. 6/6/1940 Over hill, over dale Justus Gelfius ; Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge Soprano vocal solo, with flute and harpsichord instrumentalist, harpsichord  
Victor BS-051075 10-in. 6/6/1940 She never told her love Justus Gelfius ; Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge Soprano vocal solo, with flute and harpsichord instrumentalist, harpsichord  
Victor BS-051076 10-in. 6/6/1940 Lo! Here the gentle lark Justus Gelfius ; Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge Soprano vocal solo, with flute and harpsichord (take 1); with flute and piano (takes 2 and 3) instrumentalist, piano, harpsichord  
Victor BS-051077 10-in. 6/6/1940 The airs sung by Ophelia Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge Female vocal solo, with harpsichord instrumentalist, harpsichord  
Victor BS-051078 10-in. 6/6/1940 Willow, willow Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge Soprano vocal solo, with harpsichord instrumentalist, harpsichord  
Victor BS-051079 10-in. 6/6/1940 Take, o take those lips away Justus Gelfius ; Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge Soprano vocal solo, with flute and piano (take 2); with flute and harpsichord (take 1) instrumentalist, piano, composer, harpsichord  
Victor BS-051087 10-in. 6/7/1940 Farewell, dear love Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge Female vocal solo, with harpsichord instrumentalist, harpsichord  
Victor BS-051088 10-in. 6/7/1940 If music be the food of love, play on Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-051089 10-in. 6/7/1940 Tell me where is fancy bred Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-051090 10-in. 6/7/1940 Autolycus' song Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-051214 10-in. 6/3/1940 Il pleure dans mon coeur Lily Pons Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-051215 10-in. 6/3/1940 Air de l'enfant Frank La Forge ; Lily Pons Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-051216 10-in. 6/3/1940 Villanelle des petits canards Frank La Forge ; Lily Pons Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-051217 10-in. 6/3/1940 Dites que faut-il faire Frank La Forge ; Lily Pons Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-051218 10-in. 6/3/1940 Cupid captive Frank La Forge ; Lily Pons Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BS-051219 10-in. 6/3/1940 Come unto these yellow sands Frank La Forge ; Lily Pons Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BS-051940 10-in. 7/16/1940 Orpheus with his lute Justus Gelfius ; Marie Houston ; Frank La Forge Female vocal solo, with flute and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-056967 10-in. 11/1/1940 Before the crucifix Jessica Dragonette ; Frank La Forge Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BS-Test-1055 10-in. 7/28/1933 Der Herrlichste von allen Marian Anderson Contralto vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CS-Test-1056 12-in. 7/28/1933 Una voce poco fa Kathryn Newman Soprano vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1914-04-20-02] Not documented 4/20/1914 Philosophy Elsa L. Cook Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1916-05-04-02] Not documented 5/4/1916 To a messenger Isabel Buchanen Female vocal solo composer  
Victor [Trial 1917-12-19-02] Not documented 12/19/1917 Ah! non giunge Maria Conde Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 201-225 of 236 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Laforge, F.," accessed April 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108862.

Laforge, F.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108862.

"Laforge, F.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108862

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