Nacio Herb Brown

Ignacio Herbert "Nacio Herb" Brown (February 22, 1896 – September 28, 1964) was an American writer of popular songs, movie scores and Broadway theatre music in the 1920s through the early 1950s. Amongst his most enduring work is the score for the 1952 musical film Singin' in the Rain.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 22, 1896 (Deming), Died September 28, 1964 (San Francisco)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist, piano

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 383 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-24557 12-in. 10/28/1920 My wonder girl Ambassador Orchestra ; Paul Whiteman Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25674 10-in. 10/27/1921 When Buddha smiles Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-26653 10-in. 6/27/1922 The sneak! Clyde Doerr Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29956 10-in. 5/2/1924 The hoodoo man Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-32253 10-in. 3/25/1925 Marie, Marie, Marie Charles Dornberger Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-38134 10-in. 3/3/1927 The doll dance Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-38809 10-in. 5/18/1927 The doll dance Jerry and her Baby Grands 4 pianos composer  
Victor BVE-39131 10-in. 8/30/1927 Moonlit waters Ben Black Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-40542 10-in. 11/3/1927 Doll dance Pauline Alpert Piano solo composer  
Victor PBVE-42112 10-in. 3/22/1928 Rag doll Edna Fischer Piano solo composer  
Victor BAVE-44905 10-in. Fall 1929 Amor pagano Las Americanitas Vocal and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-46323 10-in. 7/19/1928 Rag doll Arden-Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-48743 10-in. 12/13/1928 Avalon town Roy Cropper ; Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-49958 10-in. 2/15/1929 Broadway melody The Four Rajahs ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal chorus composer  
Victor BVE-49959 10-in. 2/15/1929 You were meant for me Burt Lorin ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-50546 10-in. 3/16/1929 The wedding of the painted doll Horace Heidt Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-50576 10-in. 4/15/1929 Singin' in the rain The Rounders Male vocal chorus, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-50578 10-in. 4/3/1929 Broadway melody Charles King Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-50579 10-in. 4/3/1929 The wedding of the painted doll Charles King Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-50588 10-in. 4/5/1929 You were meant for me Charles King Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-50589 10-in. 4/5/1929 Love boat Charles King Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor PBVE-50874 10-in. 4/28/1929 Singin' in the rain Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-51012 10-in. 3/7/1929 Pagan love song Frank Munn ; The Troubadours Orchestra, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-51873 10-in. 7/23/1929 Singin' in the rain Jesse Crawford Pipe organ solo, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-53018 10-in. 4/15/1931 You're just a lover Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 1-25 of 383 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brown, Nacio Herb," accessed May 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102928.

Brown, Nacio Herb. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102928.

"Brown, Nacio Herb." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 May 2024.

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