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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 101-125 of 385 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-82312 10-in. 4/13/1934 My heart is yours Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-82322 10-in. 4/17/1934 Annina Bob Lawrence ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-89302 10-in. 3/9/1935 Allah's holiday Ray Noble Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor MBS-90821 10-in. before 3/25/1937 Rose Marie Jorge Negrete Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor MBS-90827 10-in. before 3/25/1937 Amor indio Jorge Negrete Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor MBS-94816 10-in. before 9/7/1937 Amor indio Juan Concha y su Danzonera Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor PBS-97207 10-in. 12/31/1935 The mounties Nelson Eddy ; Nathaniel Shilkret Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor PBS-97208 10-in. 12/31/1935 Rose Marie Nelson Eddy ; Nathaniel Shilkret Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor PBS-97847 10-in. 9/17/1936 Indian love call Nelson Eddy ; Jeanette MacDonald ; Nathaniel Shilkret Vocal duet (soprano and baritone), with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-99785 10-in. 3/16/1936 Rosa Maria Gustavo Carrasco ; Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBVE-192 10-in. 4/30/1926 Giannina mia Mabel Riegelman Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-04943 10-in. 2/19/1937 Amor indio Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band composer  
Victor BS-05760 10-in. 3/19/1937 Rose Marie Joseph Bonugli Male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-09935 10-in. 1/13/1938 The donkey serenade Allan Jones ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor PBS-09936 10-in. 1/13/1938 Giannina mia Allan Jones ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-023753 10-in. 6/29/1938 L'amour, toujours l'amour Claude Thornhill Orchestra ; Maxine Sullivan Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-024080 10-in. 7/24/1938 Indian love call Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-028757 10-in. 10/28/1938 Giannina mia Vernon Geyer Electric organ solo composer  
Victor BS-031824 10-in. 1/23/1939 The donkey serenade Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-033680 10-in. 2/20/1939 Serenata del burrito Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band composer  
Victor BS-035561 10-in. 4/5/1939 Only a rose Charlie Barnet Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-051777 10-in. 7/17/1940 Indian love call Dick Leibert Organ solo composer  
Victor BS-051892 10-in. 7/19/1940 Sympathy Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-054560 10-in. 10/9/1940 Allah's holiday Curly Hicks ; Taproom Boys Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-055529 10-in. 8/19/1940 Donkey serenade Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 101-125 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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