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 26-50 of 70 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-50 of 70 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whitehill, Clarence," accessed October 5, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350722.

Whitehill, Clarence. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 5, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350722.

"Whitehill, Clarence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 5 October 2022.

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

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