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John Boles

John Boles (October 28, 1895 – February 27, 1969) was an American singer and actor best known for playing Victor Moritz in the 1931 film Frankenstein.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 28th, 1895 (Greenville), Died February 27th, 1969 (San Angelo)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBVE-54512 10-in. 11/14/1929 Love time John Boles Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-54513 10-in. 11/14/1929 Silhouette John Boles Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-54514 10-in. 11/14/1929 West wind John Boles Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-54515 10-in. 11/15/1929 After a million dreams John Boles Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-54516 10-in. 11/15/1929 The one girl John Boles Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-54517 10-in. 11/15/1929 Romance John Boles Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-54712 10-in. 3/17/1930 For you John Boles Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-54713 10-in. 3/17/1930 It happened in Monterey John Boles Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-54714 10-in. 3/17/1930 You, you alone John Boles Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-54715 10-in. 3/17/1930 Song of the dawn John Boles ; The Rounders Male vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor [Trial 1925-12-09-03] 10-in. 12/9/1925 Within the garden of my heart John Boles Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Boles, John," accessed June 14, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102777.

Boles, John. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102777.

"Boles, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 14 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102777

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