Franklyn Baur

Franklyn Baur (April 5, 1903–February 24, 1950) was a popular tenor vocal recording artist.

Baur was born in New York and educated at Amherst. At 19, he was selected from over 50 candidates as principal tenor in the Park Avenue Baptist Church known as the John D. Rockefeller Church. His grandfather on the maternal side held the same position for many years in Henry Ward Beecher's Brooklyn church.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 5th, 1903, Died 1950

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, speaker

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 600 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-8444 12-in. 8/24/1926 Gems from Robin Hood Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-8907 12-in. 8/23/1926 Gems from The Mikado Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-11144 12-in. 7/12/1928 Gems from The tales of Hoffmann Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-11604 12-in. 7/12/1928 Gems from Mignon Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-11909 12-in. 10/31/1927 Songs of Ireland Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-12109 12-in. 8/24/1926 Gems from Robin Hood Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-12116 12-in. 10/31/1927 Songs of Scotland Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-12506 12-in. 8/26/1926 Christmas hymns and carols, part 1 Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-14445 10-in. 5/12/1926 Pilgrim's chorus Victor Male Chorus Tenor vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-16098 12-in. 1/13/1927 Songs of the past, no. 1 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-16100 12-in. 1/13/1927 Songs of the past, no. 2 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-16173 12-in. 1/13/1927 Songs of the past, no. 3 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-17507 12-in. 8/25/1926 Gems from The Bohemian girl Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-17508 12-in. 8/25/1926 Gems from The Bohemian girl Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-19121 10-in. 4/8/1927 Deep river Frances Alda ; Shannon Quartet Soprano vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-23776 12-in. 1/14/1927 The glow-worm Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra, with pipe organ and vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-24119 10-in. 4/8/1927 By the waters of Minnetonka Frances Alda Soprano vocal solo, with male quartet and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-25563 10-in. 5/26/1926 Can't yo' heah me callin' Caroline Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with male vocal trio and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-25584 12-in. 8/26/1926 Christmas songs and carols, part 2 Trinity Choir Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-27952 10-in. 5/26/1926 When you were sweet sixteen Reinald Werrenrath Baritone vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29027 10-in. 11/23/1923 Mandy Lee Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29273 10-in. 1/11/1924 Annie Laurie Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29296 10-in. 1/17/1924 If the rest of the world don't want you (Go back to Mother and Dad) Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29305 10-in. 1/14/1924 Arizona stars The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-29518 10-in. 2/15/1924 Counting the days International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 600 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baur, Franklyn," accessed November 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110460.

Baur, Franklyn. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110460.

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