Alec Wilder

Alexander Lafayette Chew Wilder (February 16, 1907 – December 24, 1980) was an American composer.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 16th, 1907 (Rochester), Died December 24th, 1980 (Gainesville)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-059223 10-in. 2/10/1941 Give me time Enric Madriguera Orchestra ; Patricia Gilmore Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-064348 10-in. 5/5/1941 It's so peaceful in the country Allan DeWitt ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-066196 10-in. 7/8/1941 It's so peaceful in the country Bob Chester Orchestra ; Betty Bradley Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-067916 10-in. 9/18/1941 Who can I turn to? Jo Stafford ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-071454 10-in. 10/7/1941 Who can I turn to? New Music [Shep Fields] ; Ann Perry Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-071924 10-in. 2/17/1942 The neurotic goldfish Jack Lowe ; Arthur Austin Whittemore Piano duet composer  
Decca 73698 9/30/1946 The story of the churkendoose, part 1 Ray Bolger composer  
Decca 73699 9/30/1946 The story of the churkendoose, part 2 Ray Bolger composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wilder, Alec," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100015.

Wilder, Alec. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100015.

"Wilder, Alec." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100015

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