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Anna Chandler

Anna Chandler (July 4, 1884 – July 10, 1957) was an American vaudeville actress and mezzo-soprano singer of popular and light classical songs.

She was born in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania. On November 13, 1900, Chandler married Jack Curtis, whose birth name was Jacob Zinn, in Manhattan, New York. Curtis was a booker for Keith Albee, and later, a theatrical agent. They had one child, Beatrice Curtis, who became an actress and whose first husband was the vaudevillian actor Harry Fox of the dance the foxtrot.

Chandler was a headline artist for the Orpheum Circuit. She sang songs in Hebrew and Italian almost exclusively during her career as a headliner on the Orpheum Circuit.

Anna Chandler died at age 73 in El Sereno, California.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 4th, 1884 (New Cumberland), Died July 10th, 1957 (El Sereno)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1923

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1915-10-05-02] Not documented 10/5/1915 If you only had my disposition Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1915-10-05-03] Not documented 10/5/1915 When old Bill Bailey plays the uka-le-le Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1920-05-15-01] Not documented 5/15/1920 Bold bad vampires Anna Chandler Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1920-05-15-02] Not documented 5/15/1920 My family is going jazz mad Anna Chandler Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1922-05-10-01] 10-in. 5/10/1922 Love-sick blues Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1922-05-10-02] 10-in. 5/10/1922 Beating about the bush Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1922-06-06-01] 10-in. 6/6/1922 Miami Mammy Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46297 10-in. 12/21/1915 Hello Hawaii, how are you? Anna Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46298 10-in. 12/21/1915 Those come-hither eyes Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46315 10-in. 1/5/1916 When you're down in Louisville Anna Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46345 10-in. 1/15/1916 She's good enough to be your baby's mother Anna Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46357 10-in. 1/20/1916 You can't get along with 'em or without 'em Anna Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46441 10-in. 2/23/1916 Never let the same bee sting you twice Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46650 10-in. 3/18/1916 I'm going way back home and have a wonderful time Anna Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46798 10-in. 5/22/1916 Gootmon is a hootmon now Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46799 10-in. 5/22/1916 I've got a sweet tooth bothering me Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46958 10-in. 8/15/1916 The dance of all nations' ragtime ball Anna Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46959 10-in. 8/15/1916 Rolling stones Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 47034 10-in. 9/20/1916 Since Mary Ann McCue came back from Honolulu Anna Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 47035 10-in. 9/20/1916 Sometimes you get a good one and sometimes you don't Anna Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 47051 10-in. 9/29/1916 O'Brien is trying to learn to talk Hawaiian Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 47237 10-in. 12/16/1916 There never was a land like dear old Ireland Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 47238 10-in. 12/16/1916 I love but you Anne Chandler Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 77558 10-in. 12/7/1917 I don't care to live in any marble halls with you Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 49288 12-in. 12/15/1917 I don't care to live in any marble halls with you Prince's Band Band songwriter  
(Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Chandler, Anna," accessed November 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113151.

Chandler, Anna. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113151.

"Chandler, Anna." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 November 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113151

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