Will L. Thompson
William Lamartine Thompson (November 7, 1847 – September 20, 1909) was a noted American composer. He founded the W. L. Thompson Music Company and tried his hand with some success at secular compositions before finding his forte in hymns and gospel songs.
Birth and Death Data: Born November 7th, 1847, Died September 20th, 1909 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1949
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter
Recordings (Results 26-37 of 37 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Brunswick||DAL6772||10-in.||Nov. 1930||Softly and tenderly||Bel-Canto Quartet||Male vocal quartet||composer, lyricist|
|Brunswick||E30166||10-in.||6/20/1929||Softly and tenderly||Old Southern Sacred Singers||Male vocal quartet, with organ||composer, lyricist|
|Brunswick||E37346||10-in.||10/30/1931||The sinner and the song||Al and Joe Blackburn||Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble||composer, lyricist|
|Brunswick||E37376||10-in.||10/28/1931||Softly and tenderly||Frank and James Mccravy||Male vocal duet, with violin, guitar, and piano||composer, lyricist|
|Brunswick||E20524-E20525||10-in.||10/26/1926||When you’re lonely||Nick Lucas ; Sam H. Stept||Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E21140-E21141||10-in.||1/7/1927||Softly and tenderly||Homer A. Rodeheaver||Male vocal solo, with organ||composer, lyricist|
|Edison||4382||10-in.||12/30/1915||Come where the lilies bloom||Metropolitan Quartet||Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Edison||7797||10-in.||2/14/1921||Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling||Metropolitan Quartet||Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Edison||7835||10-in.||3/9/1921||The sinner and the song||Fred East||Baritone vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Edison||19032||10-in.||2/6/1929||Softly and tenderly||Sue Harvard||Female vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Edison||N-723||10-in.||2/6/1929||Softly and tenderly||Sue Harvard||Female vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra||composer, lyricist|
|Vocalion||13718-13719||10-in.||9/17/1924||Softly and tenderly||George Reneau||Male vocal solo, with guitar and harmonica||composer, lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Thompson, Will L.," accessed October 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109998.
Thompson, Will L.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109998.
"Thompson, Will L.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 October 2021.
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