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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 126-150 of 385 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-060304 10-in. 1/11/1941 Song of the vagabonds Emile Coté ; Margaret Daum ; Stanley McClelland ; Victor Mixed Chorus Female-male vocal duet, with mixed vocal chorus and piano composer  
Victor BS-060305 10-in. 1/11/1941 Ma belle Emile Coté ; Walter Preston ; Victor Mixed Chorus Male vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and piano composer  
Victor BS-060306 10-in. 1/11/1941 Regimental song Emile Coté ; Walter Preston ; Victor Mixed Chorus Male vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and piano composer  
Victor BS-060307 10-in. 1/11/1941 Waltz Huguette Margaret Daum ; Frank Parker ; Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with female-male vocal duet and piano composer  
Victor BS-060308 10-in. 1/11/1941 L'Amour, toujours, l'amour Emile Coté ; Margaret Daum ; Frank Parker ; Victor Mixed Chorus Female-male vocal duet, with mixed vocal chorus and piano composer  
Victor BS-060309 10-in. 1/11/1941 Donkey serenade Emile Coté ; Frank Parker ; Victor Mixed Chorus Male vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and piano composer  
Victor BS-060310 10-in. 1/11/1941 Indian love call Emile Coté ; Margaret Daum ; Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with soprano vocal solo and piano composer  
Victor BS-060311 10-in. 1/11/1941 Rose-Marie Victor Mixed Chorus Male vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and piano composer  
Victor BS-060312 10-in. 1/11/1941 Allah's holiday Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with piano composer  
Victor BS-060313 10-in. 1/11/1941 Sometime Margaret Daum ; Frank Parker ; Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with female-male vocal duet and piano composer  
Victor BS-060314 10-in. 1/11/1941 Give me one hour Frank Parker ; Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with male vocal solo and piano composer  
Victor BS-060315 10-in. 1/11/1941 March of the musketeers Stanley McClelland ; Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with male vocal solo and piano composer  
Victor BS-064005 10-in. 4/2/1941 Indian love call Joe Reichman Piano solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Victor BS-067647 10-in. 8/14/1941 Giannina mia Emile Coté ; Margaret Daum ; Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with female vocal solo and organ composer  
Victor BS-067648 10-in. 8/14/1941 High jinks Emile Coté ; Walter Preston ; Victor Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal chorus, with male vocal solo and organ composer  
Victor E0VB-5520 10-in. 8/23/1950 Indian love call Chester "Chet" Atkins ; Guitar Pickers (Chet Atkins) Electric guitar solo, with string band composer  
Victor D5VB-0692 10-in. 10/22/1945 L'amour, toujours l'amour Al Goodman Orchestra ; Al Goodman Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor D5VB-0694 10-in. 10/22/1945 Indian love call Al Goodman Orchestra ; Al Goodman Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor D5VB-0696 10-in. 10/22/1945 Ma belle Al Goodman Orchestra ; Al Goodman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor D5VB-0698 10-in. 10/22/1945 The donkey serenade Al Goodman Orchestra ; Al Goodman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor D5VB-0895 10-in. 12/10/1945 Giannina mia Al Goodman Orchestra ; Al Goodman Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor D5VB-0896 10-in. 12/10/1945 Only a rose Al Goodman Orchestra ; Al Goodman Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor D5VB-0979 10-in. 12/12/1945 Song of the vagabonds Al Goodman Orchestra ; Al Goodman ; Guild Choristers Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and orchestra composer  
Victor D5VB-0995 10-in. 12/19/1945 Give me one hour Al Goodman Orchestra ; Al Goodman Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-Test-157[a] 10-in. 12/20/1928 Cradle song Rosalie Wolfe Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
(Results 126-150 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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