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Mary Martin

Mary Virginia Martin (December 1, 1913 – November 3, 1990) was an American actress, singer, and Broadway star. A muse of Rodgers and Hammerstein's, she originated many leading roles over her career including Nellie Forbush in South Pacific (1949) and Maria von Trapp in The Sound of Music (1959). She was named a Kennedy Center Honoree in 1989. She was the mother of actor Larry Hagman.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 1st, 1913 (Parker County), Died 1990 (Rancho Mirage)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1960

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, speaker

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 47 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 64833 10-in. 12/22/1938 Who'll buy my violets Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 64834 10-in. 12/22/1938 Listen to the mocking bird Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 64940 10-in. 1/24/1939 The mads of Cadiz Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 64941 10-in. 1/24/1939 Il bacio Woody Herman Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 64942 10-in. 1/24/1939 Begin the beguine The Andrews Sisters vocalist  
Decca 64943 10-in. 1/24/1939 Long time no see The Andrews Sisters vocalist  
Decca 65194 10-in. 3/20/1939 Our love Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 65195 10-in. 3/20/1939 Deep purple Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 67127 10-in. 1/25/1940 Why shouldn't I? Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 67128 10-in. 1/25/1940 Let's do it Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 67129 10-in. 1/25/1940 My heart belongs to Daddy Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 67164 10-in. 2/5/1940 I get a kick out of you Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 67165 10-in. 2/5/1940 What is this thing called love ? Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 67166 10-in. 2/5/1940 Katie went to Haiti Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 67167 10-in. 2/5/1940 Just a-whistlin' , just a-whittlin' Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 71490 11/7/1943 I'm a stranger here myself Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 71491 11/7/1943 Foolish heart Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 71492 10-in. 11/7/1943 That's him Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 71493 10-in. 11/7/1943 Speak low Kenny Baker ; Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 71494 11/7/1943 Finaletto, Speak low Kenny Baker ; Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 72092 10-in. 5/9/1944 I'll walk alone Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 72093 10-in. 5/9/1944 Goodnight, wherever you are Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 72306 10-in. 6/27/1944 I'll see you in my dreams Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 72307 10-in. 6/27/1944 Someone to watch over me Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 72468 10-in. 10/23/1944 Beyond the blue horizon Mary Martin vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 47 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Martin, Mary," accessed November 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206334.

Martin, Mary. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206334.

"Martin, Mary." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206334

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