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George MacFarlane

George MacFarlane (November 17, 1878 – February 22, 1932) was a Canadian-born American actor of both the stage and screen. He began his stage career in Montreal, before moving to New York City. His short film career spanned both the silent and sound film eras. In addition to his acting, he was also a well-known recording artist, who was very popular during World War I, including at least one song which reached number one on the charts in 1915. His career was cut short when he died in an accident in 1932.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 17th, 1878 (Kingston), Died Hollywood

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, lyricist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 49 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-13966 12-in. 10/17/1913 Somewhere a voice is calling George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-13967 10-in. 10/17/1913 Look in her eyes George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-13968 10-in. 10/17/1913 Take your time George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-13969 10-in. 10/17/1913 The garden by the sea George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-13969 12-in. 6/17/1914 The garden by the sea George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-14799 10-in. 5/5/1914 Oh Gustave George MacFarlane ; Margaret Romaine Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-14801 10-in. 5/5/1914 That's an Irish lullaby George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-14964 10-in. 6/17/1914 When it's night-time down in Burgundy George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-15045 10-in. 7/6/1914 Can't you hear me calling, Caroline? George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-15148 12-in. 8/26/1914 Your eyes George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-15149 10-in. 8/26/1914 Roll on, beautiful world, roll on George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-15535 10-in. 12/21/1914 California George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-15537 10-in. 12/21/1914 A little bit of heaven George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-15646 10-in. 1/29/1915 Fair moon George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-15658 10-in. 2/2/1915 Dreamy eyes George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with bells and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-15659 10-in. 2/2/1915 Mother Machree George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-16024 10-in. 5/14/1915 Irish eyes of love George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with bells and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-16025 10-in. 5/14/1915 A breath o' bloomin' heather, from my little Highland hame George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-16026 10-in. 5/14/1915 To the lass we love, a toast! George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-16306 10-in. 8/3/1915 You're the best little mother that God ever made George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-16307 10-in. 8/3/1915 I would find you dear George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-16308 10-in. 8/3/1915 Good night, good night George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-16309 10-in. 8/3/1915 Ireland George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-16316 10-in. 8/4/1915 The heart George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-16317 10-in. 8/4/1915 My own home town in Ireland George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 49 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "MacFarlane, George," accessed October 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114493.

MacFarlane, George. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114493.

"MacFarlane, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.

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