William Robyn

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1894 (Pasiene), Died Englewood

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, vocalist, piano, composer

Notes: Robyn (birth name William Rubin) toured in vaudeville as "Wolf Scarpioff" before 1920. Source: Tim Brooks, "Willie Robyn: A recording artist in the 1920s" (ARSC journal, spring 1992).

See Also: Robinow, W.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 94 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-17213 12-in. 2/25/1916 Songs of the past, no. 9 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24168 10-in. 6/16/1920 Down the trail to home, sweet home William Robyn Male vocal solo, with violin, celeste, and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24169 10-in. 6/16/1920 I'm in heaven when I'm in my mother's arms (I don't have to die to go to heaven) William Robyn Male vocal solo, with violin and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24377 10-in. 8/12/1920 Goodbye sunshine, hello moon! William Robyn ; Louise Terrell Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24378 10-in. 8/12/1920 Tripoli William Robyn ; Louise Terrell Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24380 10-in. 8/13/1920 Oh promise me William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24381 10-in. 8/13/1920 Home, sweet home William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24457 10-in. 9/8/1920 The palms William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-24722 12-in. 12/9/1920 Gems from Jimmie Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24788 10-in. 1/13/1921 The Rose I call sweetheart William Robyn Male vocal solo, with celeste and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24910 10-in. 1/26/1921 Mother of pearl William Robyn Male vocal solo, with violin, harp, and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor C-24974 12-in. 3/3/1921 Rachem William Robyn Male vocal solo, with violin, harp, and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-24975 10-in. 3/3/1921 Seit gesunt meine liebe altern William Robyn Male vocal solo, with celeste and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-25168 10-in. 4/20/1921 Nobody's rose William Robyn Male vocal solo, with bells and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-25370 10-in. 6/27/1921 Who'll dry your tears when you cry? William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-25371 10-in. 6/27/1921 Jealous of you William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-25428 10-in. 6/6/1921 Morgen shtern : Die neieh zeit William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-25438 10-in. 6/10/1921 Dus chipe kleid Anna Hoffman ; William Robyn Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-25536 10-in. 8/29/1921 Yamen roishen William Robyn Male vocal solo, with harp and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-25719 10-in. 10/17/1921 Molly-O (I love you) William Robyn Male vocal solo, with cello, violin, and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26256 10-in. 3/17/1922 Eil rachem S. Birnzweig ; William Robyn Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26352 10-in. 5/12/1922 In der Ferne Olympia Quartett Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26353 10-in. 5/12/1922 In einem k├╝hlen Grunde Olympia Quartett Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26354 10-in. 5/12/1922 Der Lindenbaum Olympia Quartett Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-26422 10-in. 4/20/1922 In a klein shtiebele William Robyn Orchestra, with harp, celeste, and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 94 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Robyn, William," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113422.

Robyn, William. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113422.

"Robyn, William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

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