Edith Day

Edith Day (April 10, 1896 – May 1, 1971) was an American actress and singer best known for her roles in Edwardian musical comedies and operettas, first on Broadway and then in London's West End.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 10th, 1896, Died May 1st, 1971

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1920

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23599 10-in. 1/26/1920 Alice blue gown Edith Day Female vocal solo, with violin obbligato and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-23700 10-in. 1/26/1920 Irene Edith Day Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1919-12-23-01] Not documented 12/23/1919 Alice blue gown Edith Day Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 74053 12-in. approximately 4/14/1920 Alice blue gown Edith Day Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 74054 12-in. approximately 5/1/1920 To love you Edith Day ; Robert Michaelis Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 74055 12-in. approximately 5/1/1920 Irene Edith Day Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 74071 12-in. approximately 5/5/1920 Sky rocket Edith Day Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 74072 12-in. approximately 5/5/1920 Castle of dreams Edith Day Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 74073 12-in. approximately 5/5/1920 To be worthy of you Edith Day Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Day, Edith," accessed December 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111012.

Day, Edith. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111012.

"Day, Edith." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111012

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