Jean Lenoir pseudonym for Jean Bernard Daniel Neuburger (26 February 1891 – 19 January 1976) was a French songwriter, whose work included chansons and romantic light film songs.
Lenoir was born in Paris. His most famous song, for which he wrote both melody and lyrics, was Parlez-moi d'amour (1930). It was composed for the cabaret Chez les Borgia and was recorded by Lucienne Boyer. By 1970, it had already been performed by more than 167 artists, including: Duke Ellington, Ray Charles, Maurice Chevalier, Ray Conniff and Barbra Streisand.
Lenoir died in Suresnes, aged 84.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1891 (9th arrondissement of Paris), Died January 19, 1976 (Suresnes)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1939
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 75 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-55693||10-in.||9/16/1929||Love me||Frank Munn ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra||Orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-56805||10-in.||12/3/1929||Love me||Jesse Crawford||Pipe organ solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-57144||10-in.||11/12/1929||Love me||Lewis James||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-73900||10-in.||11/1/1932||Speak to me of love||Neil Buckley ; Don Bestor Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer, lyricist|
|Victor||BAVE-86730||10-in.||approximately Dec. 1934||Parlez-moi d'amour||Orquesta Adolfo Carabelli||Instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Victor||BS-013500||10-in.||9/7/1937||Parle-moi d'amour||Frieda Hempel||Soprano vocal solo, with piano||lyricist, composer|
|Columbia||W148993||10-in.||9/11/1929||Love me||Blue Grass Boys ; Lee Morse||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Columbia||W149006||10-in.||9/13/1929||Love me||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Columbia||149025||10-in.||9/19/1929||Love me||Arthur Fields ; The Harmonians [Selvin's Orchestra]||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Columbia||[W]149083||10-in.||10/2/1929||Love me||The Four Aces||Male vocal quartet, with guitar and steel guitar||lyricist|
|OKeh||W403239||10-in.||11/7/1929||Love me||William Dutton||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E30911||10-in.||Sept. 1929||Love me||Chester Gaylord||Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E30979-E30980||10-in.||Sept. 1929||Love me||Regent Club Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||lyricist|
|Brunswick||C4692||10-in.||10/25/1929||Love me||Jimmie’s Blue Melody Boys||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Gramophone||0W722||10-in.||10/28/1931||Parlez-moi d'amour||Gabrielle Galland||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Gramophone||0J1090||10-in.||6/27/1933||Háblame de amor||Tino Folgar||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Gramophone||0T1465||10-in.||before 9/4/1935||Logia erotika [Λογια ερΩτικα]||Pyrros Chronidēs (Πυρρος Χρονιδης)||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Odeon||6871||10-in.||9/21/1931||Déjà||Carlos Gardel||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||lyricist|
|Victor (Canada)||[ViC cat 263667-B]||10-in.||January 1930 or earlier||Déjà||Donat Brunet||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||lyricist|
|Columbia (U.K.)||WL154||10-in.||approximately April 1925||Tu sais||Georges van Parys ; Dora Stroëva||Female vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Columbia (U.K.)||WL309||10-in.||12/3/1926||Pars||Yvonne George ; Georges van Parys||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia (U.K.)||WL668||10-in.||10/19/1927||Olle-florita||E. (Elie) Aïvaz ; Dora Stroëva||Female vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Columbia (U.K.)||WL1153||10-in.||6/8/1928||L'autre||Armand Bernard ; Yvonne George||Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||lyricist, composer|
|Columbia (U.K.)||WL1918||10-in.||12/6/1929||C'est ton sourire, Paris!||Robert Avignon ; Malloire ; Orchestre Robert Avignon||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Columbia (U.K.)||WL2175||10-in.||4/11/1930||Parle-moi...||Lucienne Boyer ; Basil Codolban||Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||lyricist, composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lenoir, Jean," accessed September 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100530.
Lenoir, Jean. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100530.
"Lenoir, Jean." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 September 2023.
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