Annie Fortescue Harrison
Annie Jessie Fortescue Harrison (30 December 1848 – 12 February 1944), also known as Annie, Lady Hill and Lady Arthur Hill, was an English composer of songs and piano pieces.
She was born in Calcutta, British India, the daughter of James Fortescue Harrison, MP of Kilmarnock. In 1865, they moved to Crawley Down, Sussex, where her father built a mansion called Down Park. In 1877, she married Lord Arthur Hill, who had been a widower. They had one daughter.
Two of her piano instrumentals are:
Two of her operettas are:
Her most popular song was "In the Gloaming" (1877), with lyrics by Meta Orred.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1850 (Kolkata), Died 1944
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1894 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 50 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-065245||10-in.||5/9/1941||In the gloaming||Lew White ; Veronica Wiggins||Organ solo, with violin, harp, female vocal solo, and vocal ensemble||composer|
|Victor||BS-068613||10-in.||12/11/1941||In the gloaming||Frank Munn||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||CS-068625||12-in.||12/12/1941||In the gloaming||Lucy Monroe ; Charles O'Connell ; Victor Concert Ensemble||Soprano vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Columbia||3594||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Mar. 1907||In the gloaming||George Alexander||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||4259||10-in.||approximately 1909||In the gloaming||Metropolitan Trio||Mixed vocal trio, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||46138||10-in.||10/22/1915||In the gloaming||Taylor Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Columbia||78528||10-in.||6/24/1919||In the gloaming||Tollefsen Trio||Instrumental trio||composer|
|Columbia||30941||12-in.||1/10/1912||In the gloaming||Alice Nielsen||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||37340||12-in.||10/30/1918||In the gloaming||Corinne Rider-Kelsey||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||76597||12-in.||approximately 1919||In the gloaming||Ethel Hook ; Ellen Tuckfield||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|OKeh||S-70883||10-in.||Oct. 1922||In the gloaming||Shannon Four||Male vocal quartet||composer|
|Brunswick||[Br cat 5189-b]||10-in.||approximately Nov. 1917||In the gloaming||Brunswick Dance Orchestra||Instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Brunswick||[Br cat 5275-a]||10-in.||approximately late 1918||In the gloaming||Ruth Lenox||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||2586||10-in.||approximately July 1919||In the gloaming||Elizabeth Lennox||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||13541-13542||10-in.||7/14/1924||In the gloaming||Elizabeth Lennox||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||14183-14185||10-in.||11/11/1924||In the gloaming||John Charles Thomas||Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E24847-E24849||10-in.||10/20/1927||In the gloaming||John Charles Thomas||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Brunswick||E25299-E25300||10-in.||11/26/1927||In the gloaming||John Charles Thomas||Baritone vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Brunswick||E25493-E25494||10-in.||12/9/1927||In the gloaming||Robert A. Gardner ; Lester McFarland||Male vocal duet, with 2 violins, cello, and piano||composer|
|Edison||2661||10-in.||12/26/1913||In the gloaming||Emory B. Randolph||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||4908||10-in.||7/26/1916||In the gloaming||Florence Wallace||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||5190||10-in.||12/4/1916||In the gloaming||Henrietta Wakefield||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||5213||10-in.||12/13/1916||In the gloaming||Betsy Lane Shepherd||Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||6101||10-in.||4/4/1918||In the gloaming||Bohumir Kryl||Cornet solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||N-355||10-in.||8/17/1928||Melodies of long ago no. 1||Hank Simmon's Show Boat Quartet||Male vocal quartet||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harrison, Annie Fortescue," accessed February 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110029.
Harrison, Annie Fortescue. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110029.
"Harrison, Annie Fortescue." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 February 2023.
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