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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 26, 1900, Died September 29, 1972 (Portola Valley)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, speaker

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 251-273 of 273 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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 CS-071321 12-in. 1/16/1942 Elegie (Song of mourning) Richard Crooks ; Charles O'Connell ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-071322 12-in. 1/16/1942 Panis angelicus Richard Crooks ; Charles O'Connell ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-071323 12-in. 1/16/1942 If I could tell you (Firestone theme song) Richard Crooks ; Charles O'Connell ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-071324 12-in. 1/16/1942 On wings of song Richard Crooks ; Charles O'Connell ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-071326 12-in. 1/16/1942 Total eclipse Richard Crooks ; Charles O'Connell ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-071327 12-in. 1/16/1942 Be thou faithful unto death Richard Crooks ; Charles O'Connell ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble 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 0B3442 10-in. 10/3/1932 Nazareth John Barbirolli ; Richard Crooks ; Herbert Dawson Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0B3443 10-in. 9/29/1932 The rosary John Barbirolli ; Richard Crooks ; Herbert Dawson Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0B3444 10-in. 10/3/1932 Jesus Christ is risen today John Barbirolli ; Richard Crooks ; Herbert Dawson Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0B3445 10-in. 10/3/1932 Christ the Lord is risen today John Barbirolli ; Richard Crooks ; Herbert Dawson Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0B4240 10-in. 9/30/1932 Gypsy moon Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0B4241 10-in. 9/30/1932 Just to linger in your arms Richard Crooks ; Ray Noble Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0B4242 10-in. 9/30/1932 Tell me tonight Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0B4243 10-in. 9/30/1932 Only my song Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra 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  
Columbia (U.K.) MVKT19831-1C 10-in. 9/16/1936 Songs my mother taught me Richard Crooks ; Frederick Schauwecker Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia (U.K.) MVKT19832-1C 10-in. approximately 1936 Mother o' mine Richard Crooks ; Frederick Schauwecker Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia (U.K.) MVKT19833-1C 10-in. approximately 1936 The green hills of Ireland Richard Crooks ; Frederick Schauwecker Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 251-273 of 273 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Crooks, Richard," accessed June 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109454.

Crooks, Richard. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109454.

"Crooks, Richard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 June 2024.

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

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