(TV Series) (performer - 1 episode)
(performer: "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" (1927), "Ol' Man River" (1927), "Cakewalk" (reprise) (1927), "Finale: Ol' Man River" (1927) - uncredited)
He was the baritone soloist in two stereo recordings of Handel's "Messiah" released by Columbia (now Sony) Masterworks. One was conducted by Eugene Ormandy
(2-Disc set); the other by Leonard Bernstein
(also a 2-disc set). They were the two best-selling classical conductors at the time.
Did You Know?
[conductor Eugene Ormandy
introduces Warfield to the audience in an unintentionally humorous way:] "With us tonight is William Warfield, who is with us tonight. He is a wonderful man, and so is his wife."
In 1955, he was chosen by the Philadelphia Orchestra as their official soloist on the orchestra's first tour of Europe.
The song "Ol' Man River" from 'Show Boat.'