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 201-225 of 385 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W145981 10-in. 4/9/1928 March of the musketeers Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal duet composer  
Columbia 145989 10-in. 4/10/1928 Ma belle Ernie Golden and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 145991 10-in. 4/10/1928 March of the musketeers WMCA Broadcasters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W146459 10-in. 6/19/1928 Allah's holiday George McMurphy Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W146476 10-in. 6/22/1928 Indian love call Cole McElroy's Spanish Ball Room Band Jazz/dance band, with piano-accordion composer  
Columbia W147700 10-in. 12/6/1928 Allah's holiday Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia [W]149740 10-in. 1/8/1930 Only a rose Hotel Biltmore Music ; Bert Lown Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio composer  
Columbia W98167 12-in. 4/16/1925 Rose-Marie : Selections Robert Hood Bowers Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 12727 10-in. approximately 1905-1908 Marná láska Mirko Štork Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 21726 10-in. between 1911 and 1915 The firefly waltz Pietro Deiro composer  
Columbia 75260 12-in. approximately 1916 High jinks, selection London Repertoire Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 75292 12-in. approximately 1916 Something seems tingle-ingleing Ciro's Club Coon Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia 76336 12-in. approximately 1919 Allah's holiday Dan & Harvey's Jazz Band Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W106306 10-in. approximately February 1926 Posledni polibek Fišerova Sokolska Kapela Band, with vocal composer  
OKeh 423 10-in. ca. Oct. 1918 Sometime Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-7064 10-in. approximately Nov. 1919 'Round the corner Van Eps Quartet Instrumental quartet composer  
OKeh S-7097 10-in. ca. Dec. 1919 Oh! What a little whopper Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh o-8183 10-in. ca. June 1921 Bring back my blushing rose Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh 9745 10-in. June 1926 Posledni polibek Mary Havelka ; Václav Havelka ; E. Huzicka Mixed vocal trio, with band composer  
OKeh S-70039 10-in. July 1921 Bring back my blushing rose Rega Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-70074 10-in. Aug. 1921 Bring back my blushing rose Samuel Ash Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-70422 10-in. Jan. 1922 Cutie Blue Diamond Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-72025 10-in. 11/9/1923 Chansonette Willie Eckstein Piano solo composer  
OKeh S-72955 10-in. Nov. 1924 Rose-Marie Okeh Syncopators ; Harry Reser Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-73127 10-in. Jan. 1925 Indian love call Markel's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 201-225 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.

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