Harold Williams

Harold John Williams MBE (3 September 1893 – 5 June 1976) was an Australian baritone and music teacher. Born in Sydney, he had a career in England and his native country, performing in opera, oratorio and concerts and giving radio broadcasts.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 3, 1893 (Sydney), Died June 5, 1976

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 27 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 71779 10-in. approximately 1922 The Mikado : The Lord High Executioner Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 71843 10-in. approximately 1922 Little songs for little voices : a) Robin! Robin! ; b) Child's goodnight Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 71844 10-in. approximately 1922 Little songs for little voices : a) Three little pigs ; b) Naughty Tom Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 71845 10-in. approximately 1922 Little songs for little voices : a) Will you walk a little faster? ; b) The poodle Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 71846 10-in. approximately 1922 Little songs for little voices : a) Puff ; b) The snowman Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 71882 10-in. approximately 1922 Mate o' mine Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 71939 10-in. approximately 1922 The cabaret girl : Journey's end Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 71996 10-in. approximately 1922 Songs of travel : The roadside fire Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 71997 10-in. approximately 1922 The pipes of Pan Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 73000 10-in. approximately 1923 A day At the fair : All the fun of the fair Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 73001 10-in. approximately 1923 Tom Jones : West Country lad Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 73102 10-in. approximately 1923 Four cautionary tales and a moral: 4) Henry King, who chewed little bits of string Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 73103 10-in. approximately 1922 Four cautionary tales and a moral: 1) Rebecca, who slammed doors for fun and ran away Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 73104 10-in. approximately 1922 Four cautionary tales and a moral: 2) Jim, who ran away from his nurse and was eaten by a lion Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 73105 10-in. approximately 1922 Four cautionary tales and a moral: 3) Matilda, who told lies and was burned to death Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 73106 10-in. approximately 1922 Four cautionary tales and a moral: 5) Charles Augustus Fortescue, who always did what was right Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 73138 10-in. approximately 1923 O, Falmouth is a fine town Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 73139 10-in. approximately 1923 Can't remember Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 73140 10-in. approximately 1923 The stock-rider's song Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 73156 10-in. approximately 1923 The mountains of Mourne Geoffrey Spencer vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 73157 10-in. approximately 1923 Down the vale Geoffrey Spencer vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 73318 10-in. approximately 1923 A Warwickshire wooing Harold Williams vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 76868 12-in. 1/24/1923 Excelsior Eric Courtland ; Harold Williams Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia 76869 12-in. 1/24/1923 Moon hath raised Eric Courtland ; Harold Williams Vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Columbia (U.K.) WAX1250 12-in. between December 1925 and April 1926 Land of hope and glory Band of the Grenadier Guards [U.K] ; Harold Williams Baritone vocal solo, with vocal chorus and band vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 27 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Williams, Harold," accessed December 4, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353893.

Williams, Harold. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353893.

"Williams, Harold." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 4 December 2023.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/353893

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