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, Died January 24th, 1973
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907 - 1941
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, songwriter
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 95 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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Graff, George," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100315.
Graff, George. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100315.
"Graff, George." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.
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