Harold Jarvis

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  
(Results 26-29 of 29 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Jarvis, Harold," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114245.

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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DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114245

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