Maria Lindsay Bliss (15 May 1827 – 3 April 1898) was an English composer and songwriter. She was born in Wimbledon and married the Reverend John Worthington Bliss in 1858. She was one of the first women to achieve commercial success as an English songwriter in the 19th century, obtaining an exclusive contract with publisher Robert Cocks in London. She died in Betteshanger, Kent.
Birth and Death Data: Born May 15th, 1827, Died April 3rd, 1898
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1898 - 1929
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Berliner||895||7-in.||June 1897-Apr. 1898||The bridge||Diamond Four||Male vocal quartet||composer|
|Berliner||022||7-in.||3/25/1899||The bridge||Haydn Quartet||Male vocal quartet||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]688||7-in.||2/20/1901||The bridge||J. W. Myers||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix B-]688||10-in.||2/3/1902||The bridge||J. W. Myers||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]916||7-in.||7/17/1901||The bridge||American Quartet||Male vocal quartet||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix A-]2196||7-in.||1903||The bridge||Haydn Quartet||Male vocal quartet||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix B-]3120||10-in.||2/20/1901||The bridge||J. W. Myers||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||[Pre-matrix B-]3339||10-in.||5/10/1901||The bridge||Haydn Quartet||Male vocal quartet||composer|
|Victor||A-14||7-in.||5/6/1903||The bridge||Haydn Quartet||Male vocal quartet||composer|
|Victor||A-194||7-in.||7/22/1904||The bridge||Haydn Quartet||Male vocal quartet||composer|
|Victor||B-194||10-in.||7/22/1904||The bridge||Haydn Quartet||Male vocal quartet||composer|
|Victor||B-13794||10-in.||9/16/1913||The bridge||Elsie Baker||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-14066||10-in.||11/13/1913||The bridge||Alan Turner||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-55575||10-in.||9/24/1929||On the bridge at midnight||Taylor's Louisiana Melody Makers [i.e., Taylor-Griggs Louisiana Melody Makers]||Vocal and instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Columbia||556||7-in.||ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902||The bridge||J. W. Myers||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||556||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Sept. 1902||The bridge||J. W. Myers||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||3240||10-in.||ca. Jan.-Sept. 1905||The bridge||Criterion Quartet||Male vocal quartet||composer|
|Columbia||39793||10-in.||1/22/1915||The bridge||Columbia Stellar Quartette||Male vocal quartet, unaccompanied||composer|
|Columbia||80796||10-in.||1/17/1923||The bridge||Criterion Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||7129||10-in.||1/23/1920||In the land far away||Leola Lucey||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Gramophone||20726u||10-in.||8/16/1919||Voorheen en thans||Thom Denijs||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lindsay, M.," accessed September 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116666.
Lindsay, M.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116666.
"Lindsay, M.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 September 2021.
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