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Alicia Adelaide Needham

Alicia Adélaide Needham (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.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1875 (United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland), Died London

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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  
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 October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109366.

Needham, Alicia Adelaide. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109366.

"Needham, Alicia Adelaide." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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