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|
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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