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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 76-100 of 385 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-57904 10-in. 12/10/1929 Indian love call Rudolf Friml Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor CVE-58101 12-in. 12/12/1929 Arabian suite Rudolf Friml Orchestra Orchestra composer, director  
Victor CVE-58102 12-in. 12/12/1929 Arabian suite Rudolf Friml Orchestra Orchestra composer, director  
Victor CVE-58103 12-in. 12/12/1929 Arabian suite Rudolf Friml Orchestra Orchestra composer, director  
Victor CVE-58104 12-in. 12/12/1929 Arabian suite Rudolf Friml Orchestra Orchestra composer, director  
Victor BVE-58117 10-in. 12/18/1929 Giannina mia Frances Gabrielle Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-58186 10-in. 1/10/1930 Only a rose Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-58607 10-in. 1/17/1930 Love me tonight Dennis King Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-58693 12-in. 3/12/1930 L'amour, toujours, l'amour (Love everlasting) Lewis James ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor CVE-58694 12-in. 3/12/1930 Selections from You're in love Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Orchestra, with piano, female vocal solo, and male vocal quartet composer  
Victor CVE-58695 12-in. 3/12/1930 La danse des demoiselles Lou Raderman ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra; Orchestra, with violin solo composer  
Victor CVE-58696 12-in. 3/12/1930 Chanson Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-58699 12-in. 3/14/1930 Selections from Katinka Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Orchestra, with vocal chorus composer  
Victor CVE-58700 12-in. 3/14/1930 Gems from High jinks Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Orchestra, with vocal chorus composer  
Victor BVE-59162 10-in. 2/13/1930 Amor indio Olga Albani Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-59701 12-in. 3/14/1930 Selections from The firefly Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Orchestra, with vocal chorus composer  
Victor CVE-59710 12-in. 3/18/1930 Selections from The vagabond king Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-59711 12-in. 3/18/1930 Selections from Rose-Marie Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-63668 10-in. 9/24/1930 Luana Rudolf Friml Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-63669 10-in. 9/24/1930 Toujours l'amour Rudolf Friml Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor CRC-71820 12-in. 2/5/1932 Indian love call Toshiko Sekiya Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-75581 10-in. 3/27/1933 Giannina mia Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor BS-75585 10-in. 3/28/1933 L'amour, toujours l'amour Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor CS-75868 12-in. 6/15/1933 L'amour, toujours l'amour Louise Russell Holsman Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor MS-75880 16-in. 6/22/1933 Beauty that endures. Program 15 Palmer John Clark ; Jean Paul King ; Charles Sears ; The Wessel Company Radio transcription disc : Orchestra, with male vocal solo and recitation composer  
(Results 76-100 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.

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

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