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Stephen Adams

Michael Maybrick (31 January 1841 – 26 August 1913) was an English composer and singer, best known under his pseudonym Stephen Adams as the composer of "The Holy City", one of the most popular religious songs in English.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1841 (Liverpool), Died August 26, 1913 (Buxton)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1895 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Notes: Original name: Michael Maybrick.

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Recordings (Results 126-150 of 187 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 19432 10-in. 6/22/1911 Mona Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38221 10-in. 8/26/1912 The Holy City Walter Lawrence Boy soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38729 10-in. 3/25/1913 Roses Anthony Meurig Jones Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39619 10-in. 11/23/1914 The blue Alsatian mountains Grace Kerns Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39784 10-in. 1/20/1915 Nancy Lee Albert Wiederhold Male vocal solo and chorus, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39876 10-in. 2/19/1915 The heart of a sailor Albert Wiederhold Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47066 10-in. 10/13/1916 Mona Columbia Stellar Quartette Male vocal quartet composer  
Columbia 47261 10-in. 1/2/1917 The midshipmite Harling Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Columbia 47313 10-in. 1/23/1917 Nancy Lee Harling Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Columbia 77212 10-in. 7/14/1917 The Holy City Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 77213 10-in. 7/14/1917 The star of Bethlehem Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79430 10-in. 9/22/1920 The Holy City Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with harp composer  
Columbia 30017 12-in. between January and May 1906 The Holy City George Alexander Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 36511 12-in. 12/19/1912 The Holy City Walter Lawrence Boy soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 36919 12-in. approximately 1914 Roses Morgan Kingston Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 37431 12-in. 10/15/1915 The Holy City Columbia Mixed Quintette Mixed vocal quintet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 48800 12-in. 5/8/1916 The maid of the mill Lucile Lawrence Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 48928 12-in. 9/22/1916 The star of Bethlehem Reed Miller Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 49118 12-in. 2/8/1917 The midshipmite Harling Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet composer  
Columbia 49198 12-in. 5/15/1917 The man behind the hammer and the plow Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia 49916 12-in. ca. 1920 The Holy City Louis Graveure Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W142813 10-in. 10/13/1926 The Holy City Columbia Mixed Quartette Mixed vocal quartet, with violin, organ, and chimes composer  
Columbia W143307 10-in. 1/14/1927 Baxter's march and two-step Henry Ford's Old Fashioned Dance Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W145286 10-in. 12/8/1927 Nancy Lee Fraser Gange Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W152165 10-in. 3/28/1932 Nancy Lee Massanutten Military Academy Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano composer  
(Results 126-150 of 187 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Adams, Stephen," accessed July 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109793.

Adams, Stephen. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109793.

"Adams, Stephen." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109793

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