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W. H. Weiss

Willoughby Hunter Weiss (2 April 1820, Liverpool - 24 October 1867, London) was an English oratorio and opera singer and composer. He became one of the most celebrated bass singers of the 19th century, and sang in the premieres of many English works.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 2, 1820 (Liverpool), Died October 24, 1867 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1905 - 1923

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-2910 12-in. 11/27/1905 The village blacksmith Alan Turner Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 6198 12-in. approximately 1911 The village blacksmith Robert Howe Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 76466 12-in. approximately 1919 The village blacksmith Norman Allin ; Hamilton Harty Bass vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 76856 12-in. approximately 1923 The village blacksmith Albert W. Ketelbey ; Kenneth Walters Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Weiss, W. H.," accessed July 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109785.

Weiss, W. H.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109785.

"Weiss, W. H.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109785

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