Clarence Whitehill

Clarence Eugene Whitehill (November 5, 1871 - December 19, 1932) was a leading American bass-baritone. He sang at the Metropolitan Opera from 1915 to 1932. He sang on both sides of the Atlantic and is best remembered for his association with the music dramas of Richard Wagner, and for his recordings of well-known music hall ballads such as "I'll take you home again, Kathleen".

Birth and Death Data: Born November 5, 1871 (Marengo), Died December 18, 1932 (Manhattan)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1901 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 70 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-12261 10-in. 5/20/1927 In the gloaming Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-12261 10-in. 7/22/1912 In the gloaming Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-12262 12-in. 7/22/1912 Love's old sweet song Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-12262 12-in. 6/9/1927 Love's old sweet song Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-12263 10-in. 7/23/1912 Bedouin love song Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-12272 12-in. 7/30/1912 The heart bow'd down Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-12273 12-in. 7/30/1912 It was not so to be Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-12274 10-in. 7/30/1912 Wotan's Abschied Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-12275 12-in. 7/30/1912 Wotan's Abschied Victor Orchestra ; Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-13493 12-in. 6/26/1913 It is enough Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-13494 12-in. 6/26/1913 Lord God of Abraham Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-13495 10-in. 6/26/1913 The slumber boat Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-13496 10-in. 6/26/1913 Old black Joe Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-13497 12-in. 6/27/1913 So pure and fair Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-13564 10-in. 7/11/1913 Uncle Rome Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-13606 12-in. 7/18/1913 Voilà donc la terrible cité Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-14969 10-in. 6/18/1914 I'll take you home again, Kathleen Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-14969 10-in. 6/30/1927 I'll take you home again, Kathleen Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-14969 12-in. 7/2/1914 I'll take you home again, Kathleen Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-14969 12-in. 6/23/1927 I'll take you home again, Kathleen Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-14970 10-in. 6/18/1914 Marguerite romanza Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-14971 12-in. 6/18/1914 Confutatis Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-15036 10-in. 7/2/1914 Juanita Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-15037 12-in. 7/2/1914 The heart bow'd down Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-15037 12-in. 6/22/1927 The heart bow'd down Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 70 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whitehill, Clarence," accessed August 9, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350722.

Whitehill, Clarence. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 9, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350722.

"Whitehill, Clarence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 9 August 2022.

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