Juanita Hall

Juanita Hall (née Long, November 6, 1901 – February 29, 1968) was an American musical theatre and film actress. She is remembered for her roles in the original stage and screen versions of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals South Pacific as Bloody Mary – a role that garnered her the Tony Award – and Flower Drum Song as Madame Liang.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 6, 1901 (Keyport), Died February 28, 1968 (Bay Shore)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1942 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 70175 10-in. 1/16/1942 Lift every voice and sing Juanita Hall vocalist  
Decca 70176 10-in. 1/16/1942 We men are free Juanita Hall vocalist  
Decca 70177 10-in. 1/16/1942 Run, little children Juanita Hall vocalist  
Decca 70178 10-in. 1/16/1942 Po' Ol' Lazarus Juanita Hall vocalist  
Decca 70332 10-in. 2/16/1942 Lift every voice and sing Juanita Hall vocalist  
Decca 70333 10-in. 2/16/1942 Run li'l chillun! Juanita Hall vocalist  
Decca 70334 10-in. 2/16/1942 We men are free men Juanita Hall vocalist  
Decca 70335 10-in. 2/16/1942 Po' ole Lazarus Juanita Hall vocalist  
Decca 72792 10-in. 3/23/1945 Hammer ring ; Watermelon cry ; Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel Perk Armstrong ; Juanita Hall vocalist  
Decca 72793 10-in. 3/23/1945 Trouble, trouble ; Basement blues Juanita Hall vocalist  
Decca 72794 10-in. 3/23/1945 Blue tail fly ; I'm going down the road Juanita Hall ; Burl Ives ; Jack McCauley vocalist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hall, Juanita," accessed September 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319670.

Hall, Juanita. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/319670.

"Hall, Juanita." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 September 2023.

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