Harold Jarvis (born December 27, 1864, Toronto; died April 1, 1924, Detroit) was a concert tenor who performed regularly in Canada and the United States, and who taught in Detroit during the 1890s. He began his professional life as a sailor, reaching the rank of officer with the Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company and also served in the Royal Naval Reserve. He later studied music at the London Academy of Music. Professionally he was known for his teaching, his ballad singing, and performances in oratorios. He recorded for Victor in 1908 and 1911.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 27th, 1864 (Toronto), Died Detroit
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1908 - 1913
Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal
Recordings (Results 26-29 of 29 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Edison||2269||10-in.||May 1913||My ain folk||Harold Jarvis||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Edison||2270||10-in.||May 1913||Beautiful Isle of Somewhere||Harold Jarvis||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Edison||2271||10-in.||5/7/1913||He lifted me||Harold Jarvis||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
|Edison||2274||10-in.||May 1913||Call me back||Harold Jarvis||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||vocalist, tenor vocal|
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Jarvis, Harold. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114245.
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