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Marguerite Namara

Marguerite Namara (born Marguerite Evelyn Cecilia Banks, November 19, 1888 – November 5, 1974) was a classically trained American lyric soprano whose varied career included serious opera, Broadway musicals, film and theater roles, and vocal recitals, and who counted among her lifelong circle of friends and acquaintances many of the leading artistic figures of the first half of the twentieth century.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 19th, 1888 (Cleveland), Died November 3rd, 1974 (Marbella)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1918

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1916-02-01-08] Not documented 2/1/1916 Come to the woodland Marguerite Namara Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Edison 5823 10-in. 10/1/1917 Believe me, if all those endearing young charms Marguerite Namara Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Edison 5943 10-in. 12/26/1917 Twickenham ferry Marguerite Namara Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Edison 5977 10-in. between 1/16/1918 and 1/23/1918 Morenita Marguerite Namara Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Namara, Marguerite," accessed September 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113756.

Namara, Marguerite. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113756.

"Namara, Marguerite." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113756

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