Catherine Chisholm Cushing

Catherine Chisholm Cushing (April 15, 1874 — October 19, 1952) was an American writer of songs, librettos, and plays, best known for her 1916 stage adaptation of Eleanor H. Porter's Pollyanna.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 15th, 1874 (Ohio), Died October 19th, 1952 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-34939 10-in. 3/9/1926 L'amour, toujours l'amour Olive Kline Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor PBVE-54859 10-in. 7/7/1930 L'amour, toujours l'amour Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CVE-58693 12-in. 3/12/1930 L'amour, toujours, l'amour (Love everlasting) Lewis James ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor CS-75868 12-in. 6/15/1933 L'amour, toujours l'amour Louise Russell Holsman Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-023753 10-in. 6/29/1938 L'amour, toujours l'amour Claude Thornhill Orchestra ; Maxine Sullivan Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-060308 10-in. 1/11/1941 L'Amour, toujours, l'amour Emile Coté ; Margaret Daum ; Frank Parker ; Victor Mixed Chorus Female-male vocal duet, with mixed vocal chorus and piano lyricist  
Brunswick E30085 10-in. June 1929 L’amour—toujours—l’amour Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 7343 10-in. 5/10/1920 I love you, dear Mabelle Wagner-Shank Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Cushing, Catherine Chisholm," accessed January 24, 2021,

Cushing, Catherine Chisholm. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 24, 2021, from

"Cushing, Catherine Chisholm." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 January 2021.

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