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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 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 51-75 of 385 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-35686 10-in. 6/14/1926 Love everlasting Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-36903 10-in. 11/4/1926 We'll have a kingdom Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-36922 10-in. 11/11/1926 One golden hour Gladys Rice ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-37065 10-in. 12/2/1926 Indian love call Renée Chemet Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-37791 10-in. 2/17/1927 Huguette Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-38216 10-in. 3/16/1927 Dance of the maidens Fritz Kreisler Violin solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-38898 10-in. 6/10/1927 Indian love call Virginia Rea Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-38978 12-in. 6/30/1927 Indian love call Florence Starr Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-42976 10-in. 9/24/1928 Valse Elise Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-43144 10-in. 3/14/1928 Ma belle Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus composer  
Victor BVE-43148 10-in. 3/16/1928 March of the musketeers Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus composer  
Victor BVE-43390 10-in. 3/22/1928 Your eyes The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-43956 10-in. 5/8/1928 Ma belle Harry Perrella Piano solo composer  
Victor 50374 10-in. 7/7/1930 Oh! Ma Rose Marie Dorothy Ennor Female vocal solo composer  
Victor 50375 10-in. 7/7/1930 Chant indien Dorothy Ennor Female vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-51870 10-in. 7/22/1929 Indian love call Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BVE-53547 10-in. 6/6/1929 Love me tonight Josepha Chekova ; Dennis King Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-53548 10-in. 6/6/1929 Drinking song Dennis King Male vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and orchestra composer  
Victor PBVE-54859 10-in. 7/7/1930 L'amour, toujours l'amour Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-57179 12-in. 11/29/1929 Improvisation Rudolf Friml Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor CVE-57180 12-in. 11/29/1929 Chansonette Rudolf Friml Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor CVE-57181 12-in. 11/29/1929 Improvisation Rudolf Friml Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-57901 10-in. 12/10/1929 Chansonette Rudolf Friml Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-57902 10-in. 12/10/1929 Huguette waltz Rudolf Friml Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-57903 10-in. 12/10/1929 Valse Lucille Rudolf Friml Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
(Results 51-75 of 385 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Friml, Rudolf," accessed January 30, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102891.

Friml, Rudolf. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 30, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102891.

"Friml, Rudolf." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 30 January 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102891

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