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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 76-100 of 247 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-34520 12-in. 2/2/1926 Hallelujah chorus Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-34521 12-in. 2/2/1926 Gloria Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-34523 12-in. 2/3/1926 Gems from Cocoanuts Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-34524 10-in. 2/4/1926 Song of the flame Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-34525 10-in. 2/4/1926 Cossack love song Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35453 10-in. 5/12/1926 Anvil chorus Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-35816 12-in. 7/21/1926 Ah, moon of my delight Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-35817 12-in. 7/21/1926 Beloved it is morn Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35890 10-in. 10/1/1926 Oh come, all ye faithful Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-36606 12-in. 10/1/1926 Adeste fideles John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-37305 12-in. 12/8/1926 Preislied Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-37306 12-in. 12/8/1926 In fernem Land Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-37316 12-in. 12/15/1926 Gems from Countess Maritza Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-37317 12-in. 12/16/1926 Gems from The desert song Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-37318 12-in. 12/16/1926 Gems from Honeymoon lane Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-37833 12-in. 2/21/1927 Gems from Rio Rita Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-37834 12-in. 2/21/1927 Gems from My Maryland Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38068 10-in. 6/1/1927 Where is my boy to-night? Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38069 10-in. 6/1/1927 I love to tell the story Louise Homer Contralto vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-38395 12-in. 5/10/1927 Down South Eveready Hour Group ; Nathaniel Shilkret Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-38396 12-in. 5/10/1927 Goin' home Eveready Hour Group ; Nathaniel Shilkret Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-38844 10-in. 5/26/1927 Lucky Lindy! Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal chorus and chimes vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-42513 12-in. 2/17/1928 Open the gates of the temple Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-42514 12-in. 2/17/1928 King ever glorious Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43720 10-in. 4/10/1928 Crucifix Richard Crooks ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 76-100 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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