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 126-150 of 600 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-35457 10-in. 5/13/1926 At peace with the world Franklyn Baur ; Lewis James Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35478 10-in. 5/26/1926 Sleepy head Franklyn Baur ; Lewis James Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35609 10-in. 5/17/1926 Talking to the moon The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35612 10-in. 5/18/1926 Valentine Franklyn Baur ; International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35653 10-in. 6/2/1926 Valencia The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35666 10-in. 6/8/1926 The blue room The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35688 10-in. 6/15/1926 Roses remind me of you Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35698 10-in. 6/17/1926 The sidewalks of New York Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35699 10-in. 6/17/1926 Maggie Murphy's home Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano and organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35769 10-in. 7/14/1926 Lucky day The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35770 10-in. 7/14/1926 The birth of the blues The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35792 10-in. 7/21/1926 Two little bluebirds Franklyn Baur ; Gladys Rice Female-male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35805 10-in. 7/12/1926 The girl is you and the boy is me Franklyn Baur ; Gladys Rice Female-male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35917 10-in. 7/15/1926 Medley of Foster songs Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35957 10-in. 8/9/1926 Old folks at home Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-35958 10-in. 8/9/1926 My old Kentucky home Shannon Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36045 10-in. 8/13/1926 Moonlight on the Ganges The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36046 10-in. 8/16/1926 Breezin' along (With the breeze) The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36049 10-in. 8/18/1926 Stars are the windows of heaven Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36052 10-in. 8/18/1926 Roses remind me of you Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36325 10-in. 9/17/1926 The two of us Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36948 10-in. 11/19/1926 Ev'rything's peaches (For Peaches and me) Irving Aaronson ; Commanders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36964 10-in. 11/24/1926 To-night you belong to me Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36965 10-in. 11/24/1926 Wouldn't you Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-36981 10-in. 11/29/1926 The riff song Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal quartet vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 126-150 of 600 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baur, Franklyn," accessed January 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110460.

Baur, Franklyn. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110460.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110460

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