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Alicia Adelaide Needham

Alicia Adélaide Needham (née Montgomery; 31 October 1863 – 24 December 1945) was an Irish composer of songs and ballads. A committed Suffragette, she was the first woman to conduct at the Royal Albert Hall, London, and the first female president of the National Eisteddfod of Wales (in 1906).

Birth and Death Data: Born October 31, 1864 (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland), Died December 24, 1945 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18784 10-in. 12/11/1916 Irish lullaby Beulah Gaylord Young Female vocal solo, with harp and orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-38015 10-in. 4/28/1927 My dark Rosaleen Charles Massinger Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-45664 10-in. 6/28/1928 My dark Rosaleen William A. Kennedy Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-46105 10-in. 6/15/1928 The exile's return Colin O'More Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Trial 1912-06-28-04] Not documented 6/28/1912 Husheen Miss Lancing Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1913-12-06-02] Not documented 12/6/1913 Haymaking Helma Fritz Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 19648 10-in. 11/2/1911 Irish lullaby Beulah Gaylord Young Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47025 10-in. 9/18/1916 Husheen Jean Cooper Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79815 10-in. 4/30/1921 Husheen Lucy Gates Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 6357 12-in. approximately 1913 Husheen Carrie Herwin Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 6541 12-in. approximately 1915 Husheen Clara Butt Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W109138 10-in. April 1928 My dark Rosaleen John Oakley Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
OKeh o-8196 10-in. ca. Aug. 1921 My dark Rosaleen Elliott Shaw Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 5484 10-in. 4/2/1917 Irish lullaby Amy Ellerman Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7351 10-in. 5/14/1920 Husheen Elvira Leveroni Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Needham, Alicia Adelaide," accessed February 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109366.

Needham, Alicia Adelaide. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109366.

"Needham, Alicia Adelaide." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 February 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109366

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