George Graff

George Graff Jr. (5 August 1886 – 24 January 1973) was an American songwriter.

Graff was born in New York City. He wrote the lyrics to "When Irish Eyes Are Smiling" along with Chauncey Olcott for Olcott's production of The Isle O' Dreams in 1912.

He collaborated on many other songs with either Arthur Fields or Ernest Ball, and was a charter member of ASCAP.

George Graff died in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania in 1973, at the age of 86.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 5th, 1886

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 94 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-4950 12-in. 11/19/1907 As long as the world rolls on Alan Turner Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-6095 8-in. 4/10/1908 True heart Albert Campbell Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6095 10-in. 4/10/1908 True heart Albert Campbell Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6357 10-in. 8/21/1908 If you'll remember me Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6831 10-in. 2/24/1909 To the end of the world with you Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-9818 10-in. 1/16/1911 Goodbye, my love, goodbye "That Girl" Quartet Female vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor B-10623 10-in. 6/28/1911 Good-bye my love, good-bye George Wilton Ballard Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor B-10725 10-in. 7/13/1911 Let us have peace Reinald Werrenrath Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-11043 10-in. 9/29/1911 Goodbye, my love, goodbye Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-11559 10-in. 2/5/1912 Here's love and success to you Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-11811 10-in. 4/2/1912 I love the name of Mary Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-12402 12-in. 9/24/1912 Till the sands of the desert grow cold Alan Turner Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-12747 10-in. 12/24/1912 Till the sands of the desert grow cold Wilfred Glenn Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-12978 10-in. 3/10/1913 When Irish eyes are smiling Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-13403 10-in. 6/6/1913 I'll change the shadows to sunshine Helen Clark Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-14374 10-in. 1/26/1914 While the rivers of love flow on Wilfred Glenn Bass vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-14910 10-in. 5/28/1914 Across the Rio Grande Heidelberg Quintette Male vocal quintet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-14941 10-in. 6/9/1914 Across the Rio Grande Arthur Pryor's Band Band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor B-15149 10-in. 8/26/1914 Roll on, beautiful world, roll on George MacFarlane Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-15182 10-in. 9/11/1914 Let us have peace Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor C-16974 12-in. 1/7/1916 Underneath the stars Victor Dance Orchestra Orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-17228 10-in. 2/28/1916 Wake up, America! Frederick J. Wheeler Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-18387 10-in. 9/20/1916 When Irish eyes are smiling John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-21030 10-in. 10/31/1917 Blue bird Elizabeth Spencer Female vocal solo, with bells and orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-24910 10-in. 1/26/1921 Mother of pearl William Robyn Male vocal solo, with violin, harp, and orchestra lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 94 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Graff, George," accessed September 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100315.

Graff, George. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100315.

"Graff, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 September 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100315

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