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.
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Birth and Death Data: Born November 7, 1847, Died September 20, 1909 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1949
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter
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Recordings (Results 26-38 of 38 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|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||E15975-E15976||10-in.||6/16/1925||Softly and tenderly||Homer A. Rodeheaver||Male vocal solo, with orchestra, string quartet, organ, bells, and chimes||lyricist, composer|
|Brunswick||E16974-E16975||10-in.||11/30/1925||Softly and tenderly||Homer A. Rodeheaver||Male vocal solo, with string quartet, organ, chimes, and bells||lyricist, composer|
|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||lyricist, composer|
|Brunswick||A99-A101||10-in.||5/14/1924||From day to day||Cinderella Roof Orchestra ; Herb Wiedoeft||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||DAL6772||10-in.||Nov. 1930||Softly and tenderly||Bel-Canto Quartet||Male vocal quartet||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||lyricist, composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Thompson, Will L.," accessed June 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109998.
Thompson, Will L.. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109998.
"Thompson, Will L.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 June 2023.
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LCNAR: Thompson, Will L. (Will Lamartine), 1847-1909 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/no95005737
Wikidata: Will Lamartine Thompson - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q8002932
MusicBrainz: William L. Thompson - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/55e3a8de-b8a5-4f24-9a9a-bd49dbadf1a8
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