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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 176-187 of 187 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 3407 10-in. between 11/1/1914 and 11/5/1914 The island of dreams Redferne Hollinshead Tenor vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4096 10-in. 9/7/1915 Thora Hardy Williamson Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4115 10-in. 9/14/1915 The Holy City Hardy Williamson Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4177 10-in. 10/7/1915 The Holy City Hardy Williamson Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 4321 10-in. 12/8/1915 The bells of Lee Helen Clark Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 5588 10-in. 5/28/1917 A warrior bold Thomas Chalmers Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 5634 10-in. 6/20/1917 The star of Bethlehem Vernon Dalhart Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 6864 10-in. 7/9/1919 They all love Jack Arthur Middleton Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison 9855 10-in. 11/18/1924 Holy City Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone 2B3440 12-in. 9/29/1932 The Holy City John Barbirolli ; Richard Crooks ; Herbert Dawson Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and organ composer  
Gramophone 2B3441 12-in. 9/29/1932 The star of Bethlehem John Barbirolli ; Richard Crooks ; Herbert Dawson Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra and organ composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CA14525 10-in. between March and July 1934 Thora Charles Kullman Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 176-187 of 187 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Adams, Stephen," accessed May 30, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109793.

Adams, Stephen. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 30, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109793.

"Adams, Stephen." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 30 May 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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