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Eliza R. Snow

Eliza Roxcy Snow (January 21, 1804 – December 5, 1887) was one of the most celebrated Latter Day Saint women of the nineteenth century. A renowned poet, she chronicled history, celebrated nature and relationships, and expounded scripture and doctrine. Snow was married to Joseph Smith as a plural wife and was openly a plural wife of Brigham Young after Smith's death. Snow was the second general president of the Relief Society of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church), which she reestablished in Utah Territory in 1866. She was also the sister of Lorenzo Snow, the church's fifth president.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 21st, 1804 (Becket), Died December 5th, 1887 (Salt Lake City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1923

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-18542 12-in. 10/11/1916 Oh my father Evan Williams Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-28483 10-in. 9/17/1923 Through deep'ning trials Trinity Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with organ lyricist  
Victor B-28484 10-in. 9/18/1923 O my father Trinity Mixed Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, unaccompanied lyricist  
Columbia 4884 10-in. ca. 9/1/1910 O my father Mormon Tabernacle Choir Mixed vocal chorus, with organ lyricist  
Columbia 46901 10-in. 7/10/1916 O my Father Columbia Mixed Quartette Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 30081 12-in. ca. Jan.-Sept. 1907 O my father Frank C. Stanley Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 8268 10-in. 10/26/1921 Truth reflects upon our senses Metropolitan Quartet Mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 8292 10-in. 11/15/1921 O my Father Criterion Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Snow, Eliza R.," accessed December 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116335.

Snow, Eliza R.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116335.

"Snow, Eliza R.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116335

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