Christie MacDonald

Christie MacDonald (February 28, 1875 – July 25, 1962) was a Canadian-born American musical comedy actress and opera singer. She was perhaps best remembered as the Princess of Bozena in the 1910 operetta Spring Maid. The 1913 musical Sweethearts specifically was written for MacDonald by composer Victor Herbert. She retired from the stage after appearing in a 1920 revival of the musical comedy Florodora.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 28th, 1875 (Pictou), Died July 25th, 1962 (Fairfield)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1921

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-11128 10-in. 10/23/1911 Day dreams, visions of bliss Lyric Quartet ; Christie MacDonald Female vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-11129 10-in. 10/23/1911 Two little love bees Christie MacDonald ; Reinald Werrenrath Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12045 12-in. 5/23/1912 Song medley no. 4 : Remick refrains Victor Mixed Chorus Chorus, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12109 12-in. 6/12/1912 Gems from Robin Hood Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12115 12-in. 6/19/1912 Gems from The mocking bird Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12116 12-in. 6/19/1912 Songs of Scotland Victor Mixed Chorus Chorus, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12117 12-in. 6/19/1912 Oh, Italia, Italia beloved Victor Chorus Chorus, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12151 12-in. 7/2/1912 Gems from The geisha Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12188 12-in. 6/26/1912 King all glorious Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-12190 10-in. 6/26/1912 Vaquero's song Earl Cartwright ; Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12535 12-in. 10/24/1912 Gems from The merry countess Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-12536 12-in. 10/24/1912 Gems from The Mikado Victor Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-13177 10-in. 4/22/1913 The cricket on the hearth Christie MacDonald ; Reinald Werrenrath Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-13178 10-in. 4/22/1913 Sweethearts Christie MacDonald Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-13200 10-in. 4/25/1913 Sweethearts Christie MacDonald Female vocal solo and chorus, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor C-13201 12-in. 4/25/1913 Angelus Christie MacDonald ; Reinald Werrenrath Female-male vocal duet, with male vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor B-13202 10-in. 4/25/1913 Mother Goose Christie MacDonald Female vocal solo, with female vocal trio and orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1911-10-13-01] Not documented 10/13/1911 [Unknown title(s)] Christie MacDonald Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "MacDonald, Christie," accessed April 19, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/328773.

MacDonald, Christie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 19, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/328773.

"MacDonald, Christie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 19 April 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/328773

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