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Charles W. Clark

Charles William Clark (15 October 1865 – 4 August 1925) was an American baritone singer and vocalist teacher. He is generally regarded as the first American baritone singer to be famous in Europe, and as one of the greatest baritone singers of all time. He sang to great acclaim at the major opera houses of Europe and America, appearing in a wide variety of roles from the Italian, French and German repertoires that ranged from the lyric to the dramatic.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 15th, 1865 (Ohio), Died August 3rd, 1925 (Chicago)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-47082 10-in. 9/22/1928 The riches of love Shrine Male Quartet of Memphis Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-47083 10-in. 9/22/1928 The wayside cross Shrine Male Quartet of Memphis Male vocal quartet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39058 10-in. 10/18/1913 Thy beaming eyes Charles W. Clark Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39067 10-in. 10/23/1913 An Irish folk song Charles W. Clark Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39951 10-in. 3/17/1915 That sweet story of old Charles W. Clark Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 39952 10-in. 3/17/1915 I'm a pilgrim, I'm a stranger Charles W. Clark Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 46319 10-in. 1/6/1916 Uncle Rome Charles W. Clark Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 46320 10-in. 1/6/1916 Dream faces Charles W. Clark Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 36801 12-in. 10/21/1913 O star of eve Charles W. Clark Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 36802 12-in. 10/21/1913 It is enough Charles W. Clark Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 36808 12-in. 10/27/1913 O divine redeemer Charles W. Clark Bass vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 37031 12-in. 9/12/1914 Vision fugitive Charles W. Clark Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Clark, Charles W.," accessed November 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308709.

Clark, Charles W.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308709.

"Clark, Charles W.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 November 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/308709

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