William Robyn

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1894 (Pasiene), Died April 12th, 1996 (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 51-75 of 94 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-27573 10-in. 2/26/1923 Ėkh ty doli͡a, moi͡a doli͡a! (Эх ты доля, моя доля!) W. Robinow [i.e., William Robyn] Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27574 10-in. 2/26/1923 Siesser heim William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27576 10-in. 2/27/1923 Kabed es ovicko William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27705 10-in. 3/21/1923 Solnt͡se vskhodit i zakhodit (Солнце всходит и заходит) W. Robinow [i.e., William Robyn] Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-27837 10-in. 4/18/1923 Was auch mein folk William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor B-28020 10-in. 5/21/1923 Meine Sonne William Robyn Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-72213 10-in. 3/29/1932 Darktown Strutters' Ball The Four New Yorkers Male vocal quartet, with harp vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BRC-72214 10-in. 3/29/1932 Rock me in a cradle of Kalua The Four New Yorkers Male vocal quartet, with harp vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-Test-413 10-in. 3/20/1929 Mi amada William Robyn Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1918-11-18-01] Not documented 11/18/1918 Somewhere in France William Scarpioff [i.e., William Robyn] Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1918-11-19-03] Not documented 11/19/1918 Ptechka William Scarpioff [i.e., William Robyn] Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1920-04-29-04] Not documented 4/29/1920 I hear a thrush at eve William Robyn Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1923-04-11-02] 10-in. 4/11/1923 Dearest William Robyn Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W146483 10-in. 6/23/1928 Underneath the weeping willow Bert Bennett ; John Dallavo Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist  
Columbia W146484 10-in. 6/23/1928 Forever and a day Bert Bennett ; John Dallavo Male vocal duet, with guitar vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Columbia 85707 10-in. November 1919 Ohn a heim (אָהן אַ היים) Delphine March ; William Scarpioff [i.e., William Robyn] Female-male vocal duet, with organ vocalist, tenor vocal  
OKeh S-7126 10-in. approximately Dec. 1919 Mother Machree William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
OKeh S-7127 10-in. ca. Dec. 1919 The rosary William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
OKeh S-7306 10-in. Feb. 1920 Mother Machree William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick 3282 10-in. approximately Dec. 1919 Tulip time Thornely Crane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick 3703 10-in. approximately June 1920 Alexandria William Robyn Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick XE19516-XE19518 12-in. 6/10/1926 Poor little Marie Franklyn Baur Tenor vocal solo and male vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick XE19519-XE19521 12-in. 6/10/1926 Toodle-oo Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo and male vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick XE19552½-XE19555 12-in. 6/12/1926 No foolin’ Male vocal chorus (unidentified; Brunswick Records) Male vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Brunswick XE19556-XE19557 12-in. 6/12/1926 Florida moon Male vocal chorus (unidentified; Brunswick Records) Male vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 51-75 of 94 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Robyn, William," accessed January 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113422.

Robyn, William. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113422.

"Robyn, William." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 January 2021.

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