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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 151-175 of 385 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-Test-419 10-in. 6/5/1929 Indian love call Max Steindel Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Victor BVE-Test-460 10-in. 10/21/1930 Giannina mia Jean Tennyson Soprano vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-T-1152 10-in. 10/7/1932 Ma belle [from The three musketeers] Phillys Lorner Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1916-01-20-03] Not documented 1/20/1916 Your photo Adele Rowland Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1916-01-20-04] Not documented 1/20/1916 I want to marry a male quartet Adele Rowland Female vocal solo, with male vocal quartet and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1923-11-27-01] 10-in. 11/27/1923 Giannia mia Maria Wilkins Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1924-11-18-01] 10-in. 11/18/1924 Indian love call Tal Henry's Southerners Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor [Trial 1925-09-28-05] 10-in. 9/28/1925 Indian love call Louis J. Calabrese Cornet solo composer  
Columbia 38542 10-in. 1/7/1913 Sympathy Idelle Patterson ; Andrea Sarto Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 38549 10-in. 1/10/1913 A woman's smile Craig Campbell Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39161 10-in. 12/23/1913 High jinks Charles Harrison ; Vocal quartet (unidentified; Columbia Records) Male vocal solo and mixed vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39165 10-in. 12/24/1913 All aboard for Dixie Ada Jones ; Peerless Quartet Female vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 39321 10-in. 4/10/1914 Medley Williams College Mandolin Club Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 39980 10-in. 3/23/1915 The flame of love Miriam Clark [i.e., Grace Kerns] ; John Barnes Wells Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 46358 10-in. 1/21/1916 Rackety coo Samuel Ash ; Grace Nash [i.e., Grace Kerns] Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 47311 10-in. 1/24/1917 Allah's holiday Saxo Sextette Saxophone sextet composer  
Columbia 77068 10-in. 5/18/1917 Loveland Prince's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 78167 10-in. 10/28/1918 Sometime Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78225 10-in. 12/24/1918 No one but you Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 78791 10-in. 11/3/1919 Round the corner Prince's Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79923 10-in. 7/1/1921 Sally, won't you come back Ted Lewis’ Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 80162 10-in. 1/24/1922 Cutie Eddie Elkins ; Knickerbocker Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80648 10-in. 11/3/1922 Loveland Garber-Davis Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81216 10-in. 9/16/1923 Chansonette Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81542 10-in. 2/9/1924 On the blue lagoon Columbia Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 151-175 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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