William B. Friedlander
William Barr Friedlander (12 January 1884 – January 1968) was an American songwriter and theater producer who staged many Broadway shows in the 1920s and 1930s. Most of them were musical comedies. Early successes included Moonlight (1924) and Mercenary Mary (1925). Later productions received mixed reception. His longest-running production was the comedy Separate Rooms, which ran from March 1940 to September 1941.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 12th, 1884
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1930
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, songwriter, lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-32572||10-in.||5/6/1925||Honey, I'm in love with you||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||[Trial 1917-06-27-01]||Not documented||6/27/1917||Rather be a bridesmaid than a bride||Nan Halperin||Female vocal solo, with piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||[Trial 1917-06-27-02]||Not documented||6/27/1917||The youngest in the family character songs||Nan Halperin||Female vocal solo, with piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Columbia||3328||10-in.||ca. 1905-Feb. 1906||My lovin' Henry||Madge Maitland||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||78001||10-in.||8/16/1918||Those draftin' blues||Wilbur Sweatman's Original Jazz Band||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||79489||10-in.||10/28/1920||Pitter patter||Yerkes Saxophone Quartet||Saxophone quartet||composer|
|Columbia||W140560||10-in.||4/27/1925||Honey, I'm in love with you||Columbians||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W140793||10-in.||7/29/1925||Honey, I'm in love with you||Columbians||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||144690||10-in.||9/20/1927||You can't walk back from an aeroplane (So what are you girls gonna do?)||Jack Kaufman||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Columbia||W144802||10-in.||9/28/1927||You can't walk back from an aeroplane (So what are you girls gonna do?)||The Happiness Boys||Male vocal duet, with piano||songwriter|
|Columbia||W150389||10-in.||5/6/1930||I want someone||Irving Kaufman ; Lou Gold Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer, lyricist|
|OKeh||S-7628||10-in.||Oct. 1920||The wedding blues||Lanin’s Roseland Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|OKeh||S-7697||10-in.||Nov. 1920||Pitter patter||Hager Dance Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|OKeh||S-73433||10-in.||June 1925||Honey, I'm in love with you||Goofus Five||Jazz/dance ensemble||songwriter|
|Brunswick||X13074||12-in.||5/9/1924||Mélodie||Zavel Kwartin||Tenor vocal solo, with cello and piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Brunswick||13075||10-in.||5/9/1924||Tears||Zavel Kwartin||Tenor vocal solo, with piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Brunswick||X13060-X13061||12-in.||5/8/1924||Rachel’s keiver||Zavel Kwartin||Tenor vocal solo, with cello and piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Brunswick||X13062-X13063||12-in.||5/8/1924||Mélodie||Zavel Kwartin||Tenor vocal solo, with cello and piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Brunswick||13064-13065||10-in.||5/8/1924||Evening||Zavel Kwartin||Tenor vocal solo, with piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Brunswick||13066-13067||10-in.||5/8/1924||Spring song||Zavel Kwartin||Tenor vocal solo, with piano||instrumentalist, piano|
|Brunswick||E24605-E24607||10-in.||9/29/1927||You can’t walk back from an aeroplane||Yacht Club Boys||Male vocal and instrumental ensemble||songwriter|
|Edison||7583||10-in.||10/15/1920||The wedding blues||Lenzberg's Riverside Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||10364||10-in.||5/12/1925||Honey, I'm in love with you||Ernie Golden ; Hotel McAlpin Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||11903||10-in.||9/20/1927||You can't walk back from an aeroplane (So what are you girls gonna do?)||Jack Kaufman||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Vocalion||816W-819W||10-in.||5/15/1925||Honey, I'm in love with you||The Ambassadors ; Louis Katzman||Jazz/dance band||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Friedlander, William B.," accessed October 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101216.
Friedlander, William B.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101216.
"Friedlander, William B.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.
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