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 2, 1879 (Prague), Died November 12, 1972 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1951

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

Notes: Name also appears as Rudole Friml.

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 385 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-26051 10-in. 1/25/1922 Cutie Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-28540 10-in. 9/7/1923 Chansonette Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29614 10-in. 3/3/1924 Chansonette Lambert Murphy Male vocal solo, with cello, piano, and orchestra composer  
Victor B-30832 10-in. 9/18/1924 Rose-Marie Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-30988 10-in. 10/10/1924 Rose-Marie Lambert Murphy Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-30988 10-in. 9/20/1926 Rose-Marie Lambert Murphy Tenor vocal solo, with violin duet and orchestra composer  
Victor B-31102 10-in. 10/14/1924 Indian love call Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-31102 10-in. 9/24/1926 Indian love call Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-31192 10-in. 11/17/1924 Rose-Marie Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor B-31415 10-in. 11/17/1924 Indian love call Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-31476 10-in. 7/2/1926 Indian love call Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-31476 10-in. 12/4/1924 Indian love call Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-31526 10-in. 12/17/1924 Rose-Marie John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-31820 10-in. 1/29/1925 Indian love call Frances Alda Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-32195 12-in. 4/1/1925 Gems from Rose-Marie Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33980 10-in. 12/10/1925 Song of the vagabonds Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-34112 10-in. 12/3/1925 Song of the vagabonds International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal quartet composer  
Victor BVE-34117 10-in. 12/4/1925 Only a rose International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-34119 10-in. 12/7/1925 Only a rose Carolyn Thomson Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-34134 12-in. 12/9/1925 Giannina mia Elva Kalb Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-34464 10-in. 2/12/1926 At evening Mischa Elman Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-34593 10-in. 3/5/1926 Poslední polibek Václav Albrecht Male vocal solo, with band composer  
Victor BVE-34704 10-in. 2/18/1926 Indian love call Fritz Kreisler Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-34939 10-in. 3/9/1926 L'amour, toujours l'amour Olive Kline Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-35290 10-in. 4/7/1926 Allah's holiday Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra composer  
(Results 26-50 of 385 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Friml, Rudolf," accessed January 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102891.

Friml, Rudolf. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102891.

"Friml, Rudolf." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 January 2023.

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