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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 26-47 of 47 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 72469 10-in. 10/23/1944 I've got a crush on you Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 72728 10-in. 2/6/1945 Lucky to be me Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 72729 10-in. 2/6/1945 Lonely town Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 73413 3/4/1946 See the monkey Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 73414 3/4/1946 Where are you Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 73415 3/4/1946 Vision song/Bitter harvest Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 73416 3/4/1946 Mountain high, valley low Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 74010 7/22/1947 Come to the Mardi Gras Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians ; Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 74011 7/22/1947 Almost like being in love Guy Lombardo and his Royal Canadians ; Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 76544 6/27/1950 Once you find your guy Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 76545 6/27/1950 I love a genius Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca 85154 6/15/1953 Ford 50th anniversary television show Mary Martin ; Ethel Merman vocalist  
Decca 108737 2/15/1960 Saturday Evening Post interview Mary Martin speaker  
Decca 108790 3/2/1960 Saturday Evening Post interview Mary Martin speaker  
Decca DLA 1992 10-in. 4/16/1940 You're lonely and I'm lonely Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2090 10-in. 8/26/1940 I don't want to cry any more Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2091 10-in. 8/26/1940 Ain't it a shame about Mame? Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2411 10-in. 5/26/1941 The waiter and the porter and the upstairs maid-1 Bing Crosby vocalist  
Decca DLA 2565 10-in. 7/17/1941 Kiss the boys goodbye Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2566 10-in. 7/17/1941 Do it again Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2946 10-in. 3/13/1942 Lily of Laguna Bing Crosby ; Mary Martin vocalist  
Decca DLA 2947 10-in. 3/13/1942 Wait till the sun shines, Nellie Bing Crosby ; Mary Martin vocalist  
(Results 26-47 of 47 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Martin, Mary," accessed November 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206334.

Martin, Mary. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206334.

"Martin, Mary." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 November 2020.

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

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