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Richard Crooks

Richard Alexander Crooks (June 26, 1900 – September 29, 1972) was an American tenor and a leading singer at the New York Metropolitan Opera.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 26th, 1900, Died September 29th, 1972 (Portola Valley)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, speaker

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 247 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-8444 12-in. 8/24/1926 Gems from Robin Hood Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-8907 12-in. 8/23/1926 Gems from The Mikado Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-10526 10-in. 10/1/1926 Joy to the world! Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-11119 10-in. 10/20/1911 In the cross of Christ I glory Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-11120 10-in. 10/16/1925 Hark! The herald angels sing Trinity Choir Chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-11317 12-in. 11/29/1911 Gems from Naughty Marietta Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-11911 12-in. 4/24/1912 The heavens are telling Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-12109 12-in. 8/24/1926 Gems from Robin Hood Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-12506 12-in. 8/26/1926 Christmas hymns and carols, part 1 Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-12536 12-in. 8/23/1926 Gems from The Mikado Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-13354 12-in. 5/27/1913 Gems from Sweethearts Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-13723 12-in. 5/11/1927 Sea songs Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-13995 12-in. 7/13/1928 Gems from Aïda Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-13996 12-in. 7/13/1928 Gems from Aïda Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-14445 10-in. 5/12/1926 Pilgrim's chorus Victor Male Chorus Tenor vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-15262 12-in. 8/27/1926 It came upon the midnight clear Trinity Choir Chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-16098 12-in. 1/13/1927 Songs of the past, no. 1 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-16100 12-in. 1/13/1927 Songs of the past, no. 2 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-16173 12-in. 1/13/1927 Songs of the past, no. 3 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-16216 12-in. 5/11/1927 Songs of the past, no. 4 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-17507 12-in. 8/25/1926 Gems from The Bohemian girl Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-17508 12-in. 8/25/1926 Gems from The Bohemian girl Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-21477 10-in. 10/16/1925 Silent night Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-25584 12-in. 8/26/1926 Christmas songs and carols, part 2 Trinity Choir Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-26105 10-in. 9/20/1926 Serenade Lambert Murphy Tenor vocal solo, with male vocal trio and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 247 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Crooks, Richard," accessed December 5, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109454.

Crooks, Richard. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109454.

"Crooks, Richard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 5 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109454

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