Francis A. Fahy
Francis Arthur Fahy (29 September 1854 – 1935) was an Irish nationalist, songwriter and poet. He is probably best remembered as the composer of the evergreen "The Ould Plaid Shawl". He collaborated with various composers, including Alicia Adélaide Needham, an associate of the Royal Academy of Music.
Birth and Death Data: Born September 29, 1854, Died 1935
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1937
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, author
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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-12782||10-in.||1/9/1913||Little Mary Cassidy||Reinald Werrenrath||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||author|
|Victor||B-13400||10-in.||6/6/1913||The ould plaid shawl||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||B-18784||10-in.||12/11/1916||Irish lullaby||Beulah Gaylord Young||Female vocal solo, with harp and orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-36599||10-in.||11/17/1926||An old Irish hill in the morning||Joseph Lee||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Columbia||19648||10-in.||11/2/1911||Irish lullaby||Beulah Gaylord Young||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||38610||10-in.||2/3/1913||The ould plaid shawl||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||47025||10-in.||9/18/1916||Husheen||Jean Cooper||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||79626||10-in.||1/4/1921||The ould plaid shawl||Howard Marsh||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||79815||10-in.||4/30/1921||Husheen||Lucy Gates||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||5484||10-in.||4/2/1917||Irish lullaby||Amy Ellerman||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||7351||10-in.||5/14/1920||Husheen||Elvira Leveroni||Contralto vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||7635||10-in.||11/15/1920||The ould plaid shawl||Allen McQuhae||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Gramophone||0EA4552||10-in.||January 1937||Little Mary Cassidy||Robert Irwin ; Reginald Paul||Male vocal solo, with piano||author|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fahy, Francis A.," accessed December 3, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109880.
Fahy, Francis A.. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 3, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109880.
"Fahy, Francis A.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 3 December 2023.
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