Berthold Reisfeld (Vienna, 1906 - Badenweiler, 1991) was a lyricist, noted for adapting lyrics to well-known songs either to or from English. The songs he wrote English lyrics for include:
He also co-wrote the instrumental "Morning Mood" with Glenn Miller in 1941 as a trombone solo with piano accompaniment.
He also translated "These Boots Are Made for Walkin'" into the German "Die Stiefel Sind Zum Wandern" which was recorded by Eileen Goldsen.
Birth and Death Data: Born December 12th, 1906 (Vienna), Died June 11th, 1991 (Badenweiler)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1951
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist
See Also: Rice, Burt
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BRC-70909||10-in.||10/26/1931||Call me darling (Call me sweetheart, call me dear)||Leo Reisman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BRC-70954||10-in.||11/18/1931||Call me darling (Call me sweetheart, call me dear)||Russ Columbo||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Victor||BRC-70973||10-in.||12/16/1931||Call me darling||Jesse Crawford||Pipe organ solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-036508||10-in.||4/18/1939||Grateful||Blue Barron ; Russ Carlyle||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-041366||10-in.||9/28/1939||Who told you I cared?||Clyde Burke ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-041710||10-in.||10/4/1939||Who told you I cared||Harriet Hilliard ; Ozzie Nelson Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-042776||10-in.||10/3/1939||Who told you I cared||Dinah Shore||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-053494||10-in.||9/25/1940||River home||Blue Barron ; Alan Holmes||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||PBS-055117||10-in.||10/21/1940||Harbor of my heart||Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Clyde Rogers||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-075258||10-in.||6/4/1942||The singing sands of Alamosa||Dick Todd||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-075522||10-in.||6/25/1942||The singing sands of Alamosa||Alvino Rey Orchestra ; Bill Schallen||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||E1VB-0649||10"||6/3/1951||Waitin' Around||Bixie Crawford ; Ernie Freeman Orchestra ; Ernie Freeman||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W151849||10-in.||10/16/1931||Call me darling (Call me sweetheart, call me dear)||The Cavaliers||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W151852||10-in.||10/19/1931||Call me darling (Call me sweetheart, call me dear)||Blue Grass Boys ; Lee Morse||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W351110||10-in.||10/8/1931||Call me darling||Selvin’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||composer|
|Brunswick||E37262||10-in.||10/20/1931||Call me darling (Call me sweetheart, call me dear)||Will Osborne and his Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Brunswick||E37347||10-in.||10/31/1931||Call me darling (Call me sweetheart, call me dear)||Arthur Tracy||Male vocal solo, with accordion||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Reisfeld, Bert," accessed October 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103223.
Reisfeld, Bert. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103223.
"Reisfeld, Bert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 October 2021.
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