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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 226-247 of 247 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-010352 10-in. 5/27/1937 My old Kentucky home Balladeers ; Ralph Colicchio ; Richard Crooks ; Frank La Forge Tenor vocal solo, with piano, banjo, and male vocal quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-010353 10-in. 5/27/1937 Old black Joe Balladeers ; Richard Crooks ; Frank La Forge Tenor vocal solo, with piano and male vocal quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-010354 10-in. 5/27/1937 De Camptown races Balladeers ; Ralph Colicchio ; Richard Crooks ; Frank La Forge Tenor vocal solo, with piano, banjo, and male vocal quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-010355 10-in. 5/27/1937 Ah! May the red rose live always Richard Crooks ; Frank La Forge Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-010356 10-in. 5/27/1937 I dream of Jeanie with the light brown hair Richard Crooks ; Frank La Forge Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-014636 12-in. 10/6/1937 Salut, demeure John Corigliano ; Richard Crooks ; Wilfrid Pelletier Tenor vocal solo, with electric organ and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-014637 12-in. 10/6/1937 Lohengrin's Abschied Richard Crooks ; Wilfrid Pelletier Tenor vocal solo, with electric organ and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-014638 12-in. 10/6/1937 Una furtiva lagrima Richard Crooks ; Wilfrid Pelletier Tenor vocal solo, with electric organ and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-014639 12-in. 10/6/1937 Il mio tesoro Richard Crooks ; Wilfrid Pelletier Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra (take 3); with orchestra and electric organ (takes 1 and 2) vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-014656 12-in. 10/8/1937 Ah! Fuyez, douce image Richard Crooks ; Wilfrid Pelletier Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and electric organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-014657 12-in. 10/8/1937 Vainement, ma bien aimee Richard Crooks ; Wilfrid Pelletier Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and electric organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-014658 12-in. 10/8/1937 L'amour son ardeur--ah! lève-toi soleil Richard Crooks ; Wilfrid Pelletier Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-022495 10-in. 4/22/1938 E lucevan le stelle Richard Crooks ; Wilfrid Pelletier Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-022986 10-in. 5/4/1938 All of my heart Richard Crooks ; Wilfrid Pelletier Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-022987 10-in. 5/4/1938 To one away Richard Crooks ; Wilfrid Pelletier Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-022988 12-in. 5/4/1938 Mi par d'udir ancora Richard Crooks ; Wilfrid Pelletier Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-067874 10-in. 9/17/1941 Eternal Father, strong to save Richard Crooks ; Clarence Dickenson Tenor vocal solo, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-067875 10-in. 9/17/1941 Oh little town of Bethlehem Richard Crooks ; Clarence Dickenson Tenor vocal solo, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-Test-1098 10-in. 1/17/1935 Mother Machree Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1923-02-20-01] 10-in. 2/20/1923 Colleen Aroon Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 2B3440 12-in. 9/29/1932 The Holy City John Barbirolli ; Richard Crooks ; Herbert Dawson Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 2B3441 12-in. 9/29/1932 The star of Bethlehem John Barbirolli ; Richard Crooks ; Herbert Dawson Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 226-247 of 247 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Crooks, Richard," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109454.

Crooks, Richard. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109454.

"Crooks, Richard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 November 2020.

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

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