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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 26-50 of 247 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-26516 10-in. 9/20/1926 Lilly Dale Olive Kline Soprano vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28162 10-in. 7/3/1923 The bell man Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with celeste and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28163 10-in. 7/3/1923 Love was born that starry night Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28295 10-in. 7/18/1923 Day is dying in the west Trinity Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28296 10-in. 7/18/1923 The shadows of the evening hour Trinity Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28410 10-in. 7/24/1923 Irish love song, op. 22 Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with harp and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28411 10-in. 7/24/1923 Colleen Aroon Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with piano and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-28489 10-in. 10/16/1925 Star of the East Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28489 10-in. 9/20/1923 Star of the East Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-28490 10-in. 10/16/1925 The birthday of a King Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28490 10-in. 9/20/1923 The birthday of a King Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28491 10-in. 9/20/1923 All hail the power of Jesus' name Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-29615 10-in. 1/10/1930 For you alone Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29615 10-in. 3/3/1924 For you alone Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with violin and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29616 10-in. 3/3/1924 Love is mine Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with violin and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-30798 12-in. 9/11/1924 Bridal chorus Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-30799 10-in. 9/11/1924 Calvary Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-30901 12-in. 9/12/1924 The miller's wooing Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-30902 12-in. 9/12/1924 Oh, Italia, Italia, beloved! Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-30903 12-in. 9/12/1924 While shepherds watched Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-30903 12-in. 8/27/1926 While shepherds watched Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-30921 10-in. 9/23/1924 The first Nowell Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-30933 10-in. 9/24/1924 Nazareth Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-30982 10-in. 10/8/1924 Red, red rose Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-30983 10-in. 10/8/1924 Sun girl Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with violin and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 26-50 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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