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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 (Results 101-125 of 273 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-43720 12-in. 1/30/1929 Crucifix Richard Crooks ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43721 10-in. 4/10/1928 So thou liftest thy divine petition Richard Crooks ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-43721 12-in. 1/30/1929 So thou liftest thy divine petition Richard Crooks ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43734 10-in. 4/23/1928 Ah! Sweet mystery of life Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-43735 10-in. 4/23/1928 The song of songs Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49072 10-in. 1/16/1929 I'm falling in love with someone Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49073 10-in. 1/16/1929 One alone Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49942 10-in. 2/11/1929 Moonbeams Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-49943 10-in. 2/11/1929 When you're away Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-53055 10-in. 4/23/1931 Yours is my heart alone Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-53056 10-in. 4/23/1931 Two hearts Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-53057 10-in. 4/23/1931 Two hearts Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-53735 12-in. 5/27/1929 The crucifixion Richard Crooks ; Lawrence Tibbett ; Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-53736 12-in. 5/27/1929 The crucifixion Richard Crooks ; Wilfred Glenn ; Lawrence Tibbett ; Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus and soloists, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-53737 12-in. 5/27/1929 The crucifixion Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-53738 12-in. 5/27/1929 The crucifixion Richard Crooks ; Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus and tenor soloist, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-53739 12-in. 5/27/1929 The crucifixion Lawrence Tibbett ; Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus and baritone soloist, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-53740 12-in. 5/27/1929 The crucifixion Richard Crooks ; Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus and tenor soloist, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-53741 12-in. 5/28/1929 The crucifixion Lawrence Tibbett ; Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus and baritone soloist, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-53742 12-in. 5/28/1929 The crucifixion Richard Crooks ; Lawrence Tibbett Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-53743 12-in. 5/28/1929 The crucifixion Frank Croxton ; Wilfred Glenn ; Lawrence Tibbett ; Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus and vocal soloists, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-53744 12-in. 5/28/1929 The crucifixion Richard Crooks ; Lawrence Tibbett ; Trinity Male Choir Mixed vocal chorus and bass and baritone vocal soloists, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-53745 12-in. 5/28/1929 The crucifixion Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-53746 12-in. 5/28/1929 The crucifixion Richard Crooks ; Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus and tenor vocal soloist, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-54858 10-in. 7/7/1930 Serenade Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 101-125 of 273 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Crooks, Richard," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109454.

Crooks, Richard. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109454.

"Crooks, Richard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

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

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