Frederic Arnold Kummer
Frederic Arnold Kummer Sr. (August 5, 1873 - November 22, 1943) was an American author, playwright and screenwriter. He also wrote under the pseudonym Arnold Fredericks. Several of his works were made into films. A caricature of him is on the wall of Sardi's restaurant.
He lived in Maryland.
He married twice, first to the playwright Clare Kummer with whom he had two children. He also had three more children.
A Liberty Ship was named after him during World War II.
His son Frederic Arnold Kummer Jr. was also a writer.
In testimony to the Special Committee on Un-American Activities, he was noted as a member of the Lincoln Brigade executive committee.
Birth and Death Data: Born August 5th, 1873 (Catonsville), Died November 22nd, 1943 (Baltimore)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1920
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-24142||10-in.||5/21/1920||Once upon a time||Lambert Murphy||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||78819||10-in.||11/19/1919||Once upon a time||Fred Hughes||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Edison||7063||10-in.||12/12/1919||Once upon a time||Lewis James||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kummer, Frederic Arnold," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102142.
Kummer, Frederic Arnold. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102142.
"Kummer, Frederic Arnold." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.
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