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 51-70 of 70 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 51-70 of 70 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whitehill, Clarence," accessed October 2, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350722.

Whitehill, Clarence. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 2, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/350722.

"Whitehill, Clarence." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 2 October 2022.

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

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