Tom Burke

Thomas Burke (2 March 1890 – 13 September 1969) was a British operatic tenor. He trained in Britain and Italy and sang at the Royal Opera House in 1919 and 1920. Burke appeared in several films and had a long recording career.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 2, 1890 (Leigh), Died September 13, 1969 (Sutton)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 32 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1922-04-03-03] 10-in. 4/3/1922 The great awakening Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1924-10-09-01] 10-in. 10/9/1924 Roses of Picardy Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1924-10-09-02] 10-in. 10/9/1924 Macushla Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 80044 10-in. 10/25/1921 If you'll remember me Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 80102 10-in. 12/15/1921 Little town in the ould County Down Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W140913 10-in. 9/8/1925 Kathleen Mavourneen Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W140914 10-in. 9/8/1925 Killarney Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W141181 10-in. 10/23/1925 Let us waltz as we say goodbye Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with violin and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W141182 10-in. 10/23/1925 Don't wait too long Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with violin and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W141250 10-in. 11/6/1925 The snowy breasted pearl Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W141251 10-in. 11/6/1925 I'm sitting by the stile, Mary Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W141433 10-in. 12/24/1925 Teach me to smile Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W141434 10-in. 12/24/1925 Lo-nah Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W141686 10-in. 2/17/1926 Love me and I'll live forever Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W141687 10-in. 2/17/1926 Someone to love Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia W141694 10-in. 2/17/1926 Love is like the rainbow Tom Burke Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 69940 10-in. approximately 1920 For you alone Tom Burke vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 69950 10-in. approximately 1920 Lorraine Artists vary vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 69959 10-in. approximately 1920 Invictus Tom Burke vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 76366 12-in. approximately 1/30/1919 Recondita armonia Tom Burke Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 76368 12-in. approximately 1/31/1919 E lucevan le stelle Tom Burke Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 76402 12-in. approximately 3/31/1919 Chiudo gli occhi Tom Burke Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 76405 12-in. approximately 4/8/1919 La donna e mobile Tom Burke Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 76406 12-in. approximately 8/4/1919 Questa o quella Tom Burke Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 76414 12-in. approximately 8/4/1919 M'appari Tom Burke Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 32 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Burke, Tom," accessed May 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/306239.

Burke, Tom. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/306239.

"Burke, Tom." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/306239

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