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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 151-175 of 247 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-64221 12-in. 9/19/1930 Dedication of Camden as a radio manufacturing centre Morgan Foster Larson Radio broadcast : Dinner speakers and musical entertainment vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-64222 12-in. 9/19/1930 Dedication of Camden as a radio manufacturing centre Morgan Foster Larson Radio broadcast : Dinner speakers and musical entertainment vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-64223 12-in. 9/19/1930 Dedication of Camden as a radio manufacturing centre Morgan Foster Larson Radio broadcast : Dinner speakers and musical entertainment vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-70199 10-in. 8/31/1931 Vienna, city of my dreams Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-70200 10-in. 8/31/1931 I'll always be true Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-70998 10-in. 12/22/1931 Springtime reminds me of you Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-70999 10-in. 12/22/1931 My sunshine is you Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-71225 10-in. 1/13/1932 All through the night Jesse Crawford ; Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-71226 10-in. 1/13/1932 Beautiful Isle of Somewhere Jesse Crawford ; Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with pipe organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73308 10-in. 8/18/1932 Three talks announcing the #84 Victor machine Richard Crooks Promotional talk vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73312 10-in. 8/22/1932 Three talks introducing Irene Dunne and Richard Crooks Fred Erdman Promotional talk speaker  
Victor CS-73318 12-in. 8/24/1932 In my garden Richard Crooks ; William Merrigan Daly Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-73319 12-in. 8/24/1932 Neapolitan love song Richard Crooks ; William Merrigan Daly Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-73390 10-in. 9/13/1932 Spot broadcast Fred Erdman Promotional talk speaker  
Victor BS-74706 10-in. 12/19/1932 If I am dreaming Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-74707 10-in. 12/19/1932 Without your love Richard Crooks ; Grace Moore Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-74733 10-in. 12/28/1932 If I am dreaming Richard Crooks ; Frank La Forge Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-75508 10-in. 3/13/1933 Until Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-75509 10-in. 3/13/1933 Macushla Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-75510 10-in. 3/13/1933 A little love, a little kiss Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-75511 10-in. 3/13/1933 The prayer perfect Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-75594 12-in. 3/31/1933 La serenata Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and cello obbligato vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-75595 12-in. 3/31/1933 Berceuse from Jocelyn Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and violin obbligato duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-75596 12-in. 3/31/1933 Nirvana Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-75598 10-in. 4/3/1933 Castles in the air Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 151-175 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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