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John Sullivan Dwight

John Sullivan Dwight (May 13, 1813 – September 5, 1893) was a Unitarian minister, transcendentalist, and America's first influential classical music critic.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 13th, 1813 (Boston), Died September 5th, 1893 (Boston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1900 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 01275 7-in. 4/28/1900 Cantique de Noel E. Francisco [i.e., Emilio de Gorgorza] Baritone vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1283 7-in. 2/24/1902 O holy night Herbert Goddard Baritone vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1283 10-in. 2/24/1902 O holy night Herbert Goddard Baritone vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-4158 10-in. 12/27/1906 Holy night Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-18538 12-in. 10/10/1916 Sacred songs no. 1 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-26846 10-in. 8/28/1922 Holy night Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CVE-64394 12-in. 12/5/1930 O holy night William J. Amerling Boy soprano vocal solo, with flute and piano lyricist  
Victor BS-87140 10-in. 12/20/1934 Oh! Holy night Helen O'Leary Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-067645 10-in. 8/14/1941 Oh holy night Emile Coté ; Victor Chapel Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with tenor vocal solo and organ lyricist  
Columbia 3269 10-in. ca. Jan.-Nov. 1905 Oh! Holy night George Alexander Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 77272 10-in. 8/18/1917 O holy night Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 30203 12-in. ca. 1908 O holy night Thomas Chalmers ; Church of the Ascension Choir Male vocal solo and vocal chorus, with harp and orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 30948 12-in. ca. Jan.-May 1912 Oh holy night Columbia Mixed Quartette ; Royal Dadmun Baritone vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 48927 12-in. 9/22/1916 O holy night Columbia Mixed Quartette ; Charles Harrison Tenor vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W140636 10-in. 5/29/1925 Christmas song Oscar Seagle Baritone vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia W98587 12-in. 9/19/1928 O holy night Columbia Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus lyricist  
OKeh [OK cat 1163-b] 10-in. approximately 1918 O holy night Croxton Mixed Trio Mixed vocal trio lyricist  
Brunswick 2166 10-in. approximately Sept. 1918 Oh! Holy night Ralph Errolle Male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick 6650-6651 10-in. approximately Oct. 1921 Holy night Mario Chamlee Male vocal solo and vocal ensemble, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 11498-11500 10-in. 10/1/1923 Holy night Florence Easton Soprano vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E16767-E16769 10-in. 10/26/1925 Holy night Florence Easton Female vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E24948-E24949 10-in. 10/27/1927 Holy night Florence Easton Female vocal solo and male vocal trio, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 2693 10-in. 1/9/1914 O holy night Thomas Chalmers Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 6817 10-in. 6/4/1919 O holy night Frieda Hempel Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dwight, John Sullivan," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116329.

Dwight, John Sullivan. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116329.

"Dwight, John Sullivan." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116329

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