Edric Connor

Edric Esclus Connor (2 August 1913 – 13 October 1968) was a Caribbean singer, folklorist and actor who was born in Trinidad and Tobago. He was a performer of calypso in the United Kingdom, where he migrated in 1944 and chiefly lived and worked for the rest of his life until he died following a stroke in London, at the age of 55.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 2nd, 1913 (Mayaro, Trinidad), Died October 13th, 1968 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-04662 10-in. 2/10/1937 Don't doubt I love you dear Braithwaite's Orchestra ; Edric Connor Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-04663 10-in. 2/10/1937 Love & death Braithwaite's Orchestra ; Edric Connor Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal, songwriter  
Victor BS-04663[a] 10-in. 2/10/1937 Indian solo Edric Connor ; Singh's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BS-04664 10-in. 2/10/1937 Wave, cane, wave Edric Connor Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Connor, Edric," accessed October 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109486.

Connor, Edric. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109486.

"Connor, Edric." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109486

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