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

= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

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  
Victor C-15076 12-in. 7/22/1914 Amfortas' Gebet, 'Mein Vater!' Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-16117 10-in. 6/21/1915 Es blinkt der Tau Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-16128 12-in. 6/22/1915 Dream faces Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-16128 12-in. 3/25/1925 Dream faces Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-16129 12-in. 6/22/1915 Some day Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor CVE-16129 12-in. 3/25/1925 Some day Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-16130 10-in. 6/22/1915 Ich grolle nicht Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-16145 12-in. 6/25/1915 I want to see the old home Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-16146 12-in. 6/25/1915 Massa's in de cold, cold ground Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-16146 10-in. 7/6/1915 Massa's in de cold, cold ground Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-17713 10-in. 5/22/1916 Tramp, tramp, tramp Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-17714 10-in. 5/22/1916 Marching through Georgia Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-17715 10-in. 5/22/1916 Some day I'll wander back again Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-17716 10-in. 5/22/1916 Take me back to home and mother Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-17725 10-in. 5/20/1927 Nancy Lee Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-17725 10-in. 5/24/1916 Nancy Lee Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-17731 10-in. 5/23/1916 Oh love divine George Hamlin ; Clarence Whitehill Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-19486 10-in. 4/16/1917 America Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-19486 10-in. 7/20/1927 America Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-20340 10-in. 7/16/1917 My homeland Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-20341 10-in. 7/16/1917 'Tis but a little faded flower Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-20341 10-in. 3/25/1925 'Tis but a little faded flower Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-20342 10-in. 7/17/1917 Chanson de la Touraine Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-20343 10-in. 7/17/1917 The sword of Bunker Hill Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-20859 10-in. 10/12/1917 Massa's in de cold, cold ground Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor C-20860 12-in. 10/12/1917 The two grenadiers Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-22100 10-in. 6/24/1918 Waiting (When I hear the gate a-swinging) Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-22101 10-in. 6/24/1918 When the great red dawn is shining Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-22102 10-in. 6/24/1918 Six full fathom of men Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-22103 10-in. 6/25/1918 Mate o' mine Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with violin and orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-22563 10-in. 1/28/1919 Ring out, sweet bells of peace Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-38084 10-in. 6/15/1927 The dew is sparkling Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-38963 10-in. 6/24/1927 The dew is sparkling Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-39538 10-in. 7/20/1927 Marching through Georgia Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1912-04-19-01] Not documented 4/19/1912 Quand la flamme de l'amour Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone Cc1522 12-in. 6/30/1922 Wotan kisses Brünnhilde into a deep slumber Albert Coates ; Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone Cc1523 12-in. 6/22/1922 Woton bids farewell to Brünnhilde Albert Coates ; Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone Cc1524 12-in. 6/22/1922 The rock is surrounded by fire Albert Coates ; Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone Cc1525 12-in. 6/22/1922 Introduction: Wotan invokes Erda Albert Coates Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Gramophone Cc1592 12-in. 6/30/1922 Siegfried's ascent to the Valkyrie rock Tudor Davies ; Richard Wagner ; Clarence Whitehill Vocal duet (tenor and baritone), with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat J9689] 7-in. Before May 1901 Last night Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat J9689] 9-in. Before May 1901 Last night Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat J9690] 7-in. ca. 1900-1901 Oedipe à Colone Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat J9691] 7-in. Before May 1901 Don Carlos Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  
Zonophone [Zo cat J9691] 9-in. Before May 1901 Atto quarto di Filippo Clarence Whitehill Baritone vocal solo, with piano vocalist, baritone vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whitehill, Clarence," accessed October 3, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350722.

Whitehill, Clarence. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 3, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350722.

"Whitehill, Clarence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 3 October 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350722

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