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|
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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