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Rudolf Friml

Charles Rudolf Friml (December 7, 1879 – November 12, 1972) was a Czech-born composer of operettas, musicals, songs and piano pieces, as well as a pianist. After musical training and a brief performing career in his native Prague, Friml moved to the United States, where he became a composer. His best-known works are Rose-Marie and The Vagabond King, each of which enjoyed success on Broadway and in London and were adapted for film.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 2nd, 1879 (Prague), Died November 12th, 1972 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, director, songwriter

Notes: Name also appears as Rudole Friml.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 356 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-4027 10-in. 11/7/1906 A garden matinee Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor E-4027 8-in. 1/30/1907 A garden matinee Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-12777 10-in. 1/8/1913 Sympathy Helen Clark ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-12793 12-in. 1/13/1913 Firefly waltzes Victor Concert Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor C-12907 12-in. 2/14/1913 When a maid comes knocking at your heart Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-14531 12-in. 3/3/1914 High jinks Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-14564 10-in. 3/10/1914 Sympathy waltz Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor C-14811 12-in. 5/8/1914 Gems from High jinks Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-15815 10-in. 3/19/1915 The flame of love Edna Brown ; James F. Harrison Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-16003 12-in. 5/6/1915 The peasant girl waltz medley Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-16960 10-in. 1/4/1916 Rackety coo Alice Green Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-18707 12-in. 11/14/1916 Katinka Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-18746 10-in. 11/10/1916 Katinka : Selections Vessella's Italian Band Band composer  
Victor B-18747 10-in. 11/10/1916 Katinka : Selections Vessella's Italian Band Band composer  
Victor B-19097 10-in. 2/19/1917 Allah's holiday Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-19333 10-in. 3/2/1917 You're in love Lyric Quartet ; Harry Macdonough Mixed vocal quartet and male vocal soloist, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-19408 10-in. 3/26/1917 You're in love Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-20288 10-in. 8/7/1917 Za tichých nocí František A. Pangrác Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-22389 12-in. 2/27/1919 Sometime Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-22845 10-in. 5/12/1919 When she gives him a shamrock bloom John Steel Male vocal solo, with celeste, piano, and orchestra composer  
Victor C-23023 12-in. 6/20/1919 Gems from Sometime Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23327 10-in. 11/6/1919 'Round the corner Van Eps Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Victor B-25338 10-in. 6/7/1921 Giannina mia Lucy Isabelle Marsh Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-25457 10-in. 7/8/1921 Bring back my blushing rose Shilking Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with whistling composer  
Victor B-25567 10-in. 9/22/1921 Bring back my blushing rose John Steel Male vocal solo, with cello and orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 356 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Friml, Rudolf," accessed July 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102891.

Friml, Rudolf. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102891.

"Friml, Rudolf." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 July 2021.

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