Henry Sullivan

Henry Sullivan (born c. 1893) was an American marathon swimmer who is best known for becoming the third person and the first American to swim across the English Channel, beginning his swim on the afternoon of August 5, 1923, from Dover, England and finishing 27 hours and 25 minutes later on the evening of August 6 at Calais, France.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1893 (Lowell)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBVE-54802 10-in. 5/13/1930 There's happiness over the hill George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with vocal chorus composer  
Victor BVE-56109 10-in. 8/23/1929 I may be wrong (But I think you're wonderful!) High Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-57558 10-in. 11/26/1929 I may be wrong (But I think you're wonderful!) Victor Arden ; Franklyn Baur ; Phil Ohman ; Gladys Rice Female-male vocal duet, with 2 pianos composer  
Victor BRC-69613 10-in. 5/14/1931 Falling in love Clare Hanlon ; Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-76074 10-in. 5/2/1933 My temptation Fred Astaire ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-86092 10-in. 12/5/1934 Flamenco Richard Himber ; Joey Nash ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-013357 10-in. 9/8/1937 I may be wrong (But I think you're wonderful) Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-051833 10-in. 7/10/1940 I may be wrong (But, I think you're wonderful) Bluebird Orchestra ; Larry Clinton Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W148959 10-in. 8/30/1929 I may be wrong, but I think you're wonderful Al Katz Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 149078 10-in. 10/1/1929 I may be wrong, but I think you're wonderful Irving Brodsky Orchestra ; Robert Wood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia [W]149457 10-in. 11/1/1929 I may be wrong, but I think you're wonderful! The Harmonians ; Kate Smith Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W151573 10-in. 5/28/1931 Falling in love Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W403049 10-in. 10/10/1929 I may be wrong (But I think you're wonderful) Ed Kirkeby Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio composer  
OKeh W404022 10-in. 5/14/1930 There's happiness over the hill Phil Spitalny Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick C4380 10-in. 9/19/1929 I may be wrong (But I think you’re wonderful) Elmo Tanner Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E30830 10-in. Sept. 1929 I may be wrong (But, I think you’re wonderful!) Libby Holman Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E36696 10-in. 5/16/1931 Falling in love The Brunswick Orchestra [Victor Young Orchestra] ; Victor Young Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E30502-E30503 10-in. 8/20/1929 I may be wrong (But, I think you’re wonderful) Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick E30504-E30505 10-in. 8/20/1929 The New Yorkers Five Pennies ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Edison N-1114 10-in. 9/6/1929 I may be wrong (But I think you're wonderful) The Paull Sisters ; Phil Spitalny's Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal duet composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Sullivan, Henry," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109467.

Sullivan, Henry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109467.

"Sullivan, Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109467

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