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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 176-200 of 385 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 81590 10-in. 2/27/1924 On the blue lagoon Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 140099 10-in. 10/12/1924 Indian love call Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 140140 10-in. 11/14/1924 Rose-Marie Ted Lewis Jazz Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 36797 12-in. ca. 1913 Sympathy waltz Prince's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 36803 12-in. ca. 1913 The firefly Prince's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 36840 12-in. 12/19/1913 High jinks : Waltz Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia 36964 12-in. 5/14/1914 Sympathy Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia 37279 12-in. 5/12/1915 Spanish serenade Prince's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 49084 12-in. 1/15/1917 Allah's holiday Prince's Band Band composer  
Columbia 49160 12-in. 3/21/1917 You're in love Prince's Band ; G. Hepburn Wilson Band composer  
Columbia 49226 12-in. 6/14/1917 You're in love : Selections Prince's Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 49414 12-in. approximately 1918 Love's own kisses Dorothy Brunton Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 49415 12-in. approximately 1918 The bubble Dorothy Brunton Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W140522 10-in. 4/13/1925 Rose-Marie Charles Hart Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W141322 10-in. 11/29/1925 Song of the vagabonds Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W141391 10-in. 12/15/1925 Song of the vagabonds Rudolf Friml Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia W141392 10-in. 12/15/1925 Chansonette Rudolf Friml Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 141413 10-in. 12/18/1925 Song of the vagabonds Ernie Golden ; Hotel McAlpin Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W141920 10-in. 4/6/1926 Only a rose Sascha Jacobsen Violin solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W142467 10-in. 7/21/1926 Wasn't it nice? Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W142908 10-in. 11/4/1926 We'll have a kingdom Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Gladys Rice ; Tom Stacks Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet composer  
Columbia W143068 10-in. 11/4/1926 The vagabond king Peerless Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W143647 10-in. 3/14/1927 The vagabond king waltz Columbians Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W144808 10-in. 9/29/1927 Indian love call Eddy Brown Violin solo composer  
Columbia 145980 10-in. 4/9/1928 Ma belle Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal solo composer  
(Results 176-200 of 385 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Friml, Rudolf," accessed January 27, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102891.

Friml, Rudolf. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102891.

"Friml, Rudolf." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 27 January 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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