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N. T. Granlund

Nils T. Granlund (September 29, 1890–April 21, 1957) was an American show producer, entertainment industry entrepreneur and radio industry pioneer. He was a publicist for Marcus Loew who formed Loews Theatres and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM). Although his birth name was Nils Theodore Granlund, he later used Thor as a middle name, and after appearing on early radio was commonly referenced only by his initials, N.T.G., on the air and in print.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 29th, 1890 (Pajala)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1924 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-29654 10-in. 3/12/1924 What does the pussy-cat mean when she says 'me-ow'? Billy Murray ; Ed Smalle Male vocal duet, with violin and orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 81637 10-in. 3/8/1924 What does the pussy-cat mean when she says 'me-ow'? Columbia Novelty Orchestra ; Billy Jones Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W140614 10-in. 5/19/1925 Rose of the evening William Timmon Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano lyricist  
OKeh S-72423 10-in. Apr. 1924 What does the pussy cat mean when she says "Me-ow"? Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick 12714-12717 10-in. 3/24/1924 What does the pussy cat mean when she says “me-ow?” Margaret Young Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 9423 10-in. 3/18/1924 What does the pussy cat mean when she says "me-ow"? Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones Male vocal duet, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison 10436 10-in. 6/17/1925 Rose of the evening Anne Robinson Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Granlund, N. T.," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101449.

Granlund, N. T.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101449.

"Granlund, N. T.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101449

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