On Victor recordings, add the countertenor vocie of Will Oakland to the American Quartet and you have the Heidelberg Quintette. On Edison recordings, the Heidelberg Quintette is the Premier Quartet with Oakland.
John Bieling, first tenor
Billy Murray, second tenor
Will Oakland, countertenor
Steve Porter, baritone
William F. Hooley, bass
Biographical source: "The Encyclopedia of Popular American Recording Pioneers: 1895-1925" compiled by Tim Gracyk.
This page was updated on April 22, 2003