Emma Carus (March 18, 1879 – November 18, 1927) was a contralto singer from New York City who was in the cast of the original Ziegfeld Follies in 1907.
She frequently sang in vaudeville and sometimes in Broadway features. One columnist described her as "a sort of combination of Sophie Tucker and Fay Templeton with a little of Eva Tanguay and Eddie Foy thrown in for good measure."
Birth and Death Data: Born March 18th, 1879, Died November 18th, 1927
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, contralto
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||1763||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Mar. 1904||In Zanzibar||Emma Carus||Female vocal solo, with female vocal chorus and orchestra||vocalist, contralto|
|Columbia||1764||10-in.||ca. 1904||The gondolier||Emma Carus||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, contralto|
|Columbia||1765||10-in.||Jan.-Mar. 1904||Navajo||Emma Carus||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, contralto|
|Columbia||145979||10-in.||4/7/1928||Is it a sin my loving you?||Joe Davis||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|OKeh||W400587[a]||10-in.||4/14/1928||Is it a sin (My loving you)?||Henry Starr||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Brunswick||C2331||10-in.||9/21/1928||Is it a sin||Freddie Rose||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Brunswick||C2427||10-in.||10/10/1928||Is it a sin (My loving you)?||Freddie Rose||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Brunswick||C1776-C1777||10-in.||3/23/1928||Is it a sin (My loving you?)||Ruth Muse||Female vocal solo, with piano and harp||songwriter|
|Brunswick||LAE257||10-in.||8/29/1928||Is it a sin my loving you||Charles C. Locke||Male vocal solo, with violin and piano||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Carus, Emma," accessed May 11, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113152.
Carus, Emma. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 11, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113152.
"Carus, Emma." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 11 May 2021.
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