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Herbert Witherspoon

Herbert Witherspoon (July 21, 1873 – May 10, 1935) was an American bass singer and opera manager.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 21st, 1873 (Buffalo), Died May 10th, 1935 (Manhattan)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1917

Roles Represented in DAHR: bass vocal

Notes: Wife: Florence Hinkle

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 68 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-4584 12-in. 6/13/1907 Why do the nations so furiously rage? Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-4585 12-in. 6/13/1907 Honor and arms Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor B-4586 10-in. 6/13/1907 Mother o' mine Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-4587 12-in. 6/13/1907 Meet me by moonlight alone Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-4725 12-in. 7/30/1907 Lord God of Abraham Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-4726 12-in. 7/30/1907 Gipsy John Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-4727 12-in. 7/30/1907 By the short cut to the Rosses Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-4728 12-in. 7/30/1907 It is enough Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-4729 12-in. 7/30/1907 Rolling in foaming billows Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-4730 12-in. 7/30/1907 The trumpet shall sound Emil Keneke ; Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with trumpet and orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-4732 12-in. 7/30/1907 Weiche, Wotan, weiche! Ernestine Schumann-Heink ; Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Vocal duet (contralto and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-8027 12-in. 6/7/1909 Was duftet doch der Flieder Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-8028 12-in. 6/7/1909 With joy th' impatient husbandman Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-8029 12-in. 6/7/1909 The lost chord Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-8030 12-in. 6/7/1909 Char-freitags zauber Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor B-8031 10-in. 6/7/1909 Flow gently, sweet Afton Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-9515 12-in. 10/5/1910 O tu Palermo Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-9516 12-in. 10/5/1910 Pro peccatis Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-9517 12-in. 10/5/1910 Air du tambour major Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor B-9518 10-in. 10/5/1910 Requiem Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor B-9519 10-in. 10/5/1910 Chi mi dirà Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor B-9520 10-in. 10/5/1910 Rolling down to Rio Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-9521 12-in. 10/6/1910 Il lacerato spirito Victor Orchestra ; Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor C-9522 12-in. 10/6/1910 Vittoria Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
Victor B-10979 10-in. 9/18/1911 In questa tomba oscura Herbert Witherspoon Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, bass vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 68 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Witherspoon, Herbert," accessed February 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109216.

Witherspoon, Herbert. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109216.

"Witherspoon, Herbert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 February 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109216

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