Lucy Monroe

Lucy Monroe (October 23, 1906 – October 13, 1987) was an American operatic soprano and dancer. She was noted for her performances of "The Star-Spangled Banner", the national anthem of the United States, which she performed for Presidents and at sporting and military events, which earned her the nickname of "The Star-Spangled Soprano".

Birth and Death Data: Born October 23, 1906 (New York City), Died October 13, 1987 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-068668 10-in. 12/17/1941 The star spangled banner Lucy Monroe ; Charles O'Connell Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-068669 10-in. 12/17/1941 America, the beautiful Lucy Monroe ; Charles O'Connell Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-068670 10-in. 12/17/1941 Columbia, the gem of the ocean Lucy Monroe ; Charles O'Connell Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-068671 10-in. 12/17/1941 America (My country 'tis of thee) Lucy Monroe ; Charles O'Connell Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Decca 38557 10-in. 9/6/1934 Italian street song Lucy Monroe vocalist, soprano vocal  
Decca 38558 10-in. 9/6/1934 My hero Lucy Monroe vocalist, soprano vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Monroe, Lucy," accessed January 27, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/332202.

Monroe, Lucy. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/332202.

"Monroe, Lucy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 27 January 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/332202

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