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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 201-225 of 247 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-82354 10-in. 4/26/1934 Absent yet present Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-83311 12-in. 6/14/1934 Killarney Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-83312 12-in. 6/14/1934 Good-bye Richard Crooks ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-83313 10-in. 6/14/1934 Parted Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-83314 10-in. 6/14/1934 I love thee Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-83329 12-in. 6/21/1934 Kathleen Mavourneen Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-83330 12-in. 6/21/1934 I love you so Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-87393 10-in. 1/17/1935 Mother Machree Richard Crooks ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-87394 10-in. 1/17/1935 Love's old sweet song Richard Crooks ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-87395 12-in. 1/17/1935 Thora Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-87396 10-in. 1/17/1935 Garden of happiness Richard Crooks ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-87876 12-in. 6/27/1935 The lost chord Richard Crooks ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-87877 12-in. 6/27/1935 Arise o sun Richard Crooks ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-88806 10-in. 3/1/1935 Arise o sun Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-88807 10-in. 3/1/1935 The lost chord Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-92515 10-in. 6/24/1935 Open your window to the morn Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-92516 10-in. 6/24/1935 If I should send a rose Richard Crooks ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-92544 10-in. 6/28/1935 (For love alone) I have so little to give Richard Crooks ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-92545 10-in. 6/28/1935 The unforgotten melody Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-010346 10-in. 5/27/1937 Beautiful dreamer Richard Crooks ; Frank La Forge Tenor vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-010347 10-in. 5/27/1937 Old folks at home Balladeers ; Ralph Colicchio ; Richard Crooks ; Frank La Forge Tenor vocal solo, with banjo, piano, and male vocal quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-010348 10-in. 5/27/1937 Uncle Ned Balladeers ; Richard Crooks ; Frank La Forge Tenor vocal solo, with piano and male vocal quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-010349 10-in. 5/27/1937 Oh! Susanna Balladeers ; Ralph Colicchio ; Richard Crooks ; Frank La Forge Tenor vocal solo, with piano, guitar, and male vocal quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-010350 10-in. 5/27/1937 Massa's in de cold ground Balladeers ; Ralph Colicchio ; Richard Crooks ; Frank La Forge Tenor vocal solo, with piano, banjo, and male vocal quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-010351 10-in. 5/27/1937 Come where my love lies dreaming Balladeers ; Richard Crooks ; Frank La Forge Tenor vocal solo, with piano and male vocal quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 201-225 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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