Elsie Baker

Elsie Baker (July 13, 1883 – August 16, 1971) was an American actress. Her career spanned the gamut from vaudeville through silent movies to radio to Hollywood and television. She has sometimes been confused with the American contralto Elsie West Baker (1886-1958) who was also known as Elsie Baker.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 13, 1883 (Chicago), Died April 28, 1958 (Manhattan)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: contralto, piano

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 658 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3353 10-in. 5/2/1906 Praise ye the Father Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-3355 10-in. 5/2/1906 How firm a foundation Trinity Choir Chorus, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-3356 10-in. 5/2/1906 Come Thou almighty King Trinity Choir Chorus, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-3357 10-in. 5/2/1906 There is a fountain fill'd with blood Trinity Choir Chorus, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-3358 10-in. 5/2/1906 Lead, kindly light Trinity Choir Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-3413 10-in. 5/25/1906 Blest be the tie that binds Trinity Choir Chorus, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-3416 10-in. 5/25/1906 Some time we'll understand Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-3449 10-in. 2/4/1925 Toreador song Emilio de Gogorza Baritone vocal solo, with chorus and orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-6604 10-in. 11/13/1908 Onward Christian soldiers Trinity Choir Chorus, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-6724 12-in. 1/15/1909 Unfold, ye portals! Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-8143 12-in. 8/12/1909 Sanctus Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-8705 12-in. 3/8/1910 Gems from A chocolate soldier Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-8907 12-in. 5/2/1910 Gems from The Mikado Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-8908 12-in. 5/2/1910 Gems from Martha Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-8984 12-in. 5/23/1910 Gems from The prince of Pilsen Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-10002 12-in. 2/24/1911 Gems from Erminie Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-10394 12-in. 6/6/1911 Gems from Carmen Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-10428 10-in. 4/16/1926 Good night quartet Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-10486 10-in. 6/2/1911 Holy, holy, holy! Trinity Choir Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-10526 10-in. 6/12/1911 Joy to the world Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-10526 10-in. 10/1/1926 Joy to the world! Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-10597 10-in. 6/26/1911 Holy Ghost, with light divine Trinity Choir Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor C-10959 12-in. 9/14/1911 Gems from Rob Roy Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor B-11119 10-in. 10/20/1911 In the cross of Christ I glory Trinity Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
Victor BVE-11120 10-in. 10/16/1925 Hark! The herald angels sing Trinity Choir Chorus, with orchestra vocalist, contralto  
(Results 1-25 of 658 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baker, Elsie," accessed July 6, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111572.

Baker, Elsie. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 6, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111572.

"Baker, Elsie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 6 July 2022.

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