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Ada Reeve

Ada Reeve (born Adelaide Mary Reeves, 3 March 1874 – 5 October 1966) was an English actress of both stage and film. Reeve began to perform in pantomime and music hall as a child. She gained fame in Edwardian musical comedies in the 1890s.

Reeve found considerable success on tour in Australia, South Africa, America and other places in pantomime, variety and vaudeville in the new century. At the age of 70 she began a film career, which she pursued for over a dozen years.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 3rd, 1874 (London), Died October 5th, 1966 (London)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone HO 1806ab 10-in. 9/16/1915 Foolish questions Ada Reeve Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Gramophone HO1807ab 10-in. 9/16/1915 Father's little man Ada Reeve Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Reeve, Ada," accessed June 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/339551.

Reeve, Ada. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/339551.

"Reeve, Ada." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/339551

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