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Farrar, Geraldine

also:

 Ferrar, Geraldine   (Source: 1)

soprano, singer, actress


born: 28 Feb 1882 Melrose, Massachusetts / state, USA Source: 2  

born: 28 Feb 1882 Melrose, Wisconsin / state, USA Source: 3  
born: 28 Feb 1882 Boston, Massachusetts / state, USA Source: 4  
born: 28 Feb 1882 Source: 5  
born: 28 Feb 1882  

died: 12 Mar 1967  
died: 11 Mar 1967 Ridgefield, Connecticut / state, USA Source: 2  
died: 12 Mar 1967 Source: 5  

date of Variety obit: 15 Mar 1967  

active: Baltimore, Maryland / state, USA  

debut with Paris Opera: 1905 Paris, France  

The Music Sack has 110 items with information about Geraldine Farrar
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 1996

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Women composers and songwriters.
A concise biographical dictionary
Lanham, Md: Scarecrow Press, 1996, 247 p.

Number of People : 994


 1994

Index of Artists

p. 1263-1325 In:
Kelly, Alan
His Master's Voice
Die Stimme seines Herrn. The German catalogue
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1994, 1325 p.

Number of People : 2,206


 1994

Addenda und Corrigenda zu den Banden 1 und 2

p. 1125-1474 In:
Riemens, Leo
Kutsch, Karl J.
Grosses Sangerlexikon. Erganzungsband II
Bern: Francke, 1994

Number of People : 2,140


 1992

Heister, Hanns-Werner
Sparrer, Walter-Wolfgang
Komponisten der Gegenwart
Edition Text+Kritik
Herausgegeben von Hanns-Werner Heister und Walter-Wolfgang Sparrer
1992

Number of People : 480


 1991

Addenda und Corrigenda zum Hauptwerk

p. 1133-1954 In:
Kutsch, Karl J.
Riemens, Leo
Grosses Sangerlexikon. Erganzungsband [I]
Bern: Francke, 1991, 2002 columns

Number of People : 4,103


 1990

Marchand, Miguel Patron
100 grandes cantantes del pasado
Santiago de Chile: Editorial Andres Bello, 1990, 263 p.

Number of People : 100


 1990

Artist Index

p. 649-679 In:
Kelly, Alan
His Master's Voice; La Voix de son Maitre; the French catalogue.
A complete numerical catalogue ...
Compiled by Alan Kelly...
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1990

Number of People : 1,204


 1989

Paris, Alain
Dictionnaire des interpretes : et de l'interpretation musicale au XX siecle.
Paris: Robert Laffont, 1989

Number of People : 2,306


 1989 Source: 5

Godefroid, Philippe
Divines & divas
Paris: Editions Plumi, 1989

Number of People : 77


 1989

Performer Index : Conductors

p. 547-557 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1984-1987 : based on material ... 1984 AND 1987
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1989, 639 p.

Number of People : 20,297


 1988

Artist Index

p. 435-462 In:
Kelly, Alan
His Master's Voice
La Voce del Padrone. The Italian catalogue. A complete numerical catalogue ...
Compiled by Alan Kelly...
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1988, 462 p.

Number of People : 1,268


 1988

Kantrov, Ilene (editor)
Sicherman, Barbara
Walker, Harriette (editor)
Green, Carol Hurd (editor)
Notable American Women
The Modern Period. A Biographical Dictionary.
Cambridge: The Belknap Press of Harvard University, 1988.

Number of People : 3


 1987

Riemens, Leo
Kutsch, Karl J.
Grosses Sangerlexikon
Bern: Francke, 1987, 3452 columns in two volumes p.

Number of People : 6,910


 1987

[Mark Hambourg]
Talking Machine News, 1987, p. 2111

Number of People : 20


 1986

Artist Index

p. 545-570 In:
Moran, William R.
Fagan, Ted
The encyclopedic discography of Victor Recordings. Matrix series : 1 through 4999.
The Victor ...
Compiled by Ted Fagan and William R. Moran
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1986, 648 p.

Number of People : 249


 1986

Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


 1986

Kesting, Jurgen
Die grossen sanger
Dusseldorf: Claassen, 1986, 3 VOLS p.

Number of People : 261


 1986

Blanchard, Roger
Cande, Roland de
Dieux et divas de l'opera : de 1820 a 1950 grandeur et decadence du bel canto
Roger Blanchard et Roland de Cande
Paris: Plon, 1986, 478 p.

Number of People : 127


 1986

Whitburn, Joel
Joel Whitburn's Pop memories 1890-1954
The history of American popular music compiled form America's popular music charts 1890-1954
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc., 1986, 657 p.

Number of People : 1,376


 1984

Mordden, Ethan
Demented : the World of the Opera Diva
New York: Franklin Watts, 1984. 310 p.
       24 illus., 27-item bibliography, index.

Number of People : 27


 1983

Pitou, Spire
The Paris Opera.
An encyclopedia of operas, ballets, composers, and performers; growth and grandeur, 1815-1914
New York: Greenwood Press, 1983

Number of People : 309


 1983

Leading Female Singers, 1671-1982

p. 345-348 In:
Pitou, Spire
The Paris opera.
An encyclopedia of operas, ballets, composers, and performers; genesis and glory, 1671-1715
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1983

Number of People : 266


 1983

Mish, Herman
Tuggle, Robert A.
The golden age of opera
By Robert Tuggle.
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1983, 246 p.
       Note: With the photographs of Herman Mish

Number of People : 106


 1982

Index

p. 313-343 In:
Keefer, Lubov Breit
Baltimore's music
The haven of the American composer
Baltimore: 1982, 343 p.

Number of People : 3,293


 1982

Riemens, Leo
Kutsch, Karl J.
Unvergangliche Stimmen Sangerlexikon
Karl J. Kutsch, Leo Riemens
Bern: Francke, 1982, 782 p.

Number of People : 3,755


 1981

Schonberg, Harold C.
Facing the Music
New York: Summit Books, 1981.464 p.
       Note: A series of republlshed revlews and articles

Number of People : 7


 1981

Nash, Elizabeth
Always first dass
The career of Geraldine Farrar.
Washington, D.C.: Univ. Press of America 1981. IX, 281 S.

Number of People : 1


 1980 Source: 2

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1980

Press, Jaques Cattell
ASCAP biographical dictionary of composers, authors and publishers
Fourth edition
Compiled for the American Society of Composers, Authors and publishers by Jaques Cattell Press
New York: R. R. Bowker, 1980, 589 p.

Number of People : 8,161


 1980

Fabian, Monroe H.
On Stage : 200 Years of Great Theatrical Personalities
New York: Mayflower Books, Inc., 1980.224 p.
       illustr.

Number of People : 11


 1979 Source: 3

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1978

Ewen, David
Musicians since 1900 : performers in concert and opera
Compiled and edited by David Ewen
New York: H. W. Wilson, 1978, 974 p.

Number of People : 432


 1977

Schang, F.C.
Visiting cards of prima donnas
New York: Vantage Press, 1977

Number of People : 38


 1977

Scott, Michael
The record of singing to 1914
London: Gerald Duckworth, 1977, 243 p.

Number of People : 181


 1975

Sundstrom, Einar
Morin, Gosta
Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sohlman's musiklexikon
2. rev. och utvidgade uppl.
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl-Alan Moberg och Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, 1975-1979, 5 v.

Number of People : 10,962


 1974

Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1973

Fisher, Renee B.
Musical prodigies : masters at an early age
New York: Association Press, 1973, 240 p.

Number of People : 89

More Details : (1 Section)


 1971

Rushmore, Robert
The Singing Voice
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1971. xx, 332 p.
       37 Illus., bib

Number of People : 13


 1970

Farrar, Geraldine
The autobiography of Geraldine Farrar : Such sweet compulsion.
New York: Da Capo Press 1970. XII, 303 S.
      dasselbe:
Freeport, N. Y.: Books for Libraries Press 1970.
       Mit Ill. u. Abb.

Number of People : 1


 1969

Merlin, Olivier
Le chant des sirenes (le bel canto)
Julliard, 1969, 351 p.

Number of People : 32


 1968

Possiger, Gunter
Die grossen Sanger und Dirigenten
Munich: Wilhelm Heyne, 1968, 220 p.

Number of People : 205


 1968

Index to music necrology : 1967 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1968, p. 681

Number of People : 117


 1967

[Geraldine Farrar - obituary]
Opera News, Apr 15, 1967, p. 14

Number of People : 1


 1966

Pleasants, Henry
The Great Opera Singers from the Dawn of Opera to our Own Time
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1966 [London: Victor Gollancz Ltd, 1967]. 352 p.
       147 illus., bib

Number of People : 60


 1966

[Geraldine Farrar]
Opera News, Jan 29, 1966, p. 6

Number of People : 1


 1965

Zenei lexikon
Budapest: Zenemukiado Vallalat, 1965

Number of People : 4,351


 1964

Richards, John B.
Vegeto, Raffaele
Celletti, Rodolfo
Le grandi voci; dizionario critico; biografico dei cantanti con discografia operistica
Consulenti per le discografie: Raffaele Vegeto, John B. Richards
Direttore: Rodolfo Celletti
Roma: Istituto per la Collaborazione Culturale, 1964, 1044 p.

Number of People : 305


 1962

Natan, Alex
Primadonna : Lob der Stimmen
Basil: Basilius Presse, 1962.142 p.
       discography of releases as of April 1961.
       96 illus.
       Note: Critical evaluations of fifty of the premiere female vocalists of this century.

Number of People : 50


 1962

[Geraldine Farrar]
Opera News, Feb 3, 1962, p. 24

Number of People : 1


 1962

Townend, P.
Who's who in music and musicians' international directory 1962
New York: Hafner Publishing Co., 1962, 331 p.

Number of People : 3,194


 1962

Les artistes du chant

p. 381 In:
Wolff, Stephane
L'opera au Palais Garnier (1875-1962)
Les oeuvres, les interpretes ...
Paris: L'Entr'acte, 1962, 565 p.

Number of People : 948


 1960

Dennis, J.F.E.
The Record Collector [Volume 13]
Ipswich, Suffolk: J.F.E. Dennis, 1960

Number of People : 4

More Details : (1 Section)


 1959

[Geraldine Farrar]
Opera News, Dec 19, 1959, p. 8

Number of People : 1


 1957

[Geraldine Farrar]
Opera News, Feb 25, 1957, p. 30
       Note: 75th birthday

Number of People : 1


 1955

Davidson, Gladys
Opera biographies
London: Werner Laurie, 1955

Number of People : 119


 1954

Pena, Joaquin
Angles, Higinio
Querol Gavalda, Miguel
Diccionario de la musica labor
Iniciado por Joaquin Pena
Continuado por Higinio Angles
Con la colaboracion de Miguel Querol y otros distinguidos musicologos espanoles y extranjeros
Barcelona: Editorial Labor, 1954, 2V, 2318P.

Number of People : 7,942


 1954

Muller von Asow, Erich Hermann
Muller von Asow, Hedwig
Kurschners Deutscher Musiker-Kalender 1954
Zweite Ausgabe des Deutschen Musiker-Lexikons
Herausgeber: Hedwig und E.H. Mueller von Asow
Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, 1954, 1702 COLS p.

Number of People : 4,075

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1954

Noble, Helen Klaffky
Life with the Met
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1954.250 p.
       Note: Helen Noble was a secretary at the Met

Number of People : 6


 1953

Ulrich, Homer
Famous Women Singers
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1953. 127 p.
       15 illus., index.

Number of People : 15


 1953

[Geraldine Farrar]
Opera News, Jan 12, 1953, p. 10
       Note: discusses Cio-Cio-San

Number of People : 1


 1953

Perlman, William J.
Spaeth, Sigmund
Music and dance in the New England states
Sigmund Spaeth, editor-in-chief
William J. Perlman, director & managing editor
New York: Bureau of Musical Research, 1953, 374 p.

Number of People : 511

More Details : (1 Section)


 1951

Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662


 1950

Overseas section

p. 315 In:
Pine, L.G.
Who's who in music
First post-war edition (1949-50)
London: Shaw Publishing, 1950, 419 p.

Number of People : 1,023


 1947

Bauer, Roberto
The new catalogue of historical records 1898-1908/09
London: Sidgwick & Jackson, 1947, 494 p.

Number of People : 1,232


 1941

Gatti-Casazza, Giulio
Memories of the Opera
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1941.
      Reprint:
1977. xii, 326 p.
       18 illus.

Number of People : 8


 1941

Aldrigh, Richard
Concert Life in New York 1902-1923
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1941

Number of People : 1,464


 1941

Barone, J.
Who is who in music
1941 edition
Chicago: Lee Stern Press, 1941

Number of People : 3,908


 1941

Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


 1940

Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


 1939

Vital data (1906-1939)

p. 213 In:
Celebrities in El Dorado 1850-1906.
A biographic record of 111 prominent musicians who have visited San Francisco and performed there ...
With additional lists of visiting celebrities ...
San Francisco: Work Projects Administration, 1939, 270 p.
      (Series: History of Music in San Francisco Series; Volume four)

Number of People : 327


 1938

Schmidl, Carlo
Dizionario universale dei musicisti : Supplemento
Milan: Sonzogno, 1938, 806 p.

Number of People : 9,140


 1938

Farrar, Geraldine
Such sweet compulsion
The autobiography of Geraldine Farrar.
New York: Greystone Press, 1938, 303 p.

Number of People : 1


 1937

Henderson, William James
The Art of Singing
New York: The Dial Press, 1937.
      Reprint:
1978. xviii, 509 p. index.

Number of People : 23


 1937

Thompson, Oscar
The American singer
A hundred years of success in opera
New York: Dial Press, Inc., 1937

Number of People : 188


 1937

Gerber, Alme
Heylbut, Rose
Backstage at the Opera
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company. 1937.
       [Reprint 1977 as Backstage at the Metropolitan Opera. ix, 325 p., 19 illus.
       Note: Highly personal observations and recollections

Number of People : 17


 1936

Sheean, Vincent
Oscar Hammerstein I
The life and Exploits of an Impresario
New York: Simon and Schuster, 1936. xx, 363 p.
       17 illus., Index.

Number of People : 11

Descriptive note


 1936

Frank, Paul
Altmann, Wilhelm
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon : fur Musiker und Freunde der Musik
Begrundet von Paul Frank
Neu bearbeitet und erganzt von Wilhelm Altmann
Regensburg: Gustave Bosse, 1936, 730 p.

Number of People : 17,230


 1933

Hansl, Eva Elise (Vom Baur)
Kauffmann, Helen Loeb
Artists in Music Today
New York: Grosset & Dunlop Publishers, 1933.111 p.
       50 full page drawings by Louis Lupas

Number of People : 20


 1931

Key, Pierre V.R.
Pierre Key's musical who's who
A biographical survey of contemporary musicians
Edited by Pierre V.R. Key; editor Musical Digest and ...
New York: Pierre Key, 1931, 498 p.

Number of People : 3,336

More Details : (1 Section)


 1929

Spaeth, Sigmund
Who is who in music
Chicago: Who is Who in Music, Inc., 1929

Number of People : 2,425


 1929

Muller, Erich H.
Deutsches Musiker-Lexikon
Herausgegeben von Erich H. Muller
Dresden: Wilhelm Limpert, 1929, 1644 p.

Number of People : 7,599


 1927

Norlind, Tobias
Allmant musiklexikon
Stockholm: Wahlstrom & Widstrand, 1927-28, 2V p.

Number of People : 4,739


 1926

Finck, Henry Theophilus
My Adventures in the Golden Age of Music
New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1926.
      Reprint:
1971. xvi, 462 p.
       31 illus.
       Note: Autobiography of the New York Evening Post critic. Very brief evaluations of twenty-five singers

Number of People : 25


 1925

A catalogue of music for the Ampico.
A list of the recordings of pianists whose art in thus preserved for present day music lovers and for posterity; together with short biographies of many of the composers and artists and notes on the music
New York: Ampico Corporation, 1925, 351 p.

Number of People : 50

More Details : (2 Sections)


 1925

Walkins, Mary Fitch
Behind the Scenes at the Opera : Intimate Revelations of Back-Stage Musical Life and Work
New York: Frederick A Stokes, 1925. vii, 328 p.

Number of People : 11

Descriptive note


 1924

Wagnalls, Mabel
Opera and its Stars
A Description of the Music and Stories of the Enduring Operas and a Series of Interviews with the World's Famous Sopranos
New York: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1924. xiv, 410 p.
       24 illus.

Number of People : 11


 1923

Martens, Frederick Herman
The Art of the Prima Donna and Concert Singer
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1923.
      Reprint:
1977. xiv, 293 p.
       20 illus.

Number of People : 20

Descriptive note


 1922

Parker, Henry Taylor
Eighth notes : voices and figures of music and the dance
1922, 238 p.

Number of People : 47


 1922

Lahee, Henry C.
The Grand Opera Singers of Today
An Account of the Leading Operatic Stars Who have Sung During Recent Years, Together with a Sketch of the Chief Operatic Enterprises. New revised edition
Boston: The Page Company Publishers, 1922 [1st edition 1912]. x, 543 p.
       48 illus., index.

Number of People : 19


 1922

Who's who in filmland ...
New York: 1922

Number of People : 14


 1921

Cooke, James Francis
Great singers on the art of singing
Educational conferences with foremost artists
Philadelphia: Theo. Presser, 1921

Number of People : 27


 1920

Boyd, Charles N.
Pratt, Waldo Selden
Grove's dictionary of music and musicians. American supplement ...
Edited by Waldo S. Pratt. Associate editor: Charles N. Boyd.
New York: 1920

Number of People : 1,335


 1920

Brower, Hariette Moore
Vocal Mastery : Talks with Master Singers and Teachers
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1920. vi, 292 p.
       20 illus.
       Note: Conversational interviews with twenty one singers and five outstanding teachers

Number of People : 25


 1920

Vechten, Carl van
Interpreters
A new edition, revised, with sixteen illustrations and an epilogue
New York: Alfred A Knopf, 1920, 201 p.

Number of People : 7


 1919

Remy, Alfred
Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Third edition
Revised and enlarged by Alfred Remy, M.A.
New York: G. Schirmer, 1919, 1094 p.

Number of People : 7,067


 1918

Saerchinger, Cesar
International who's who in music and musical gazetteer
Edited by Cesar Saerchinger
New York: Current Literature Pub. Co., 1918, 841 p.

Number of People : 5,340


 1917

Vechten, Carl van
Interpreters and interpretations
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1917, 368 p.

Number of People : 8


 1916

Farrar, Geraldine
Geraldine Farrar : the story of an American singer
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1916, 114 p.

Number of People : 1


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