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Lorenz Hart

Lorenz Milton Hart (May 2, 1895 – November 22, 1943) was the lyricist half of the Broadway songwriting team Rodgers and Hart. Some of his more famous lyrics include "Blue Moon," "Mountain Greenery," "The Lady Is a Tramp," "Manhattan," "Where or When," "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered," "Falling in Love with Love," "Have You Met Miss Jones?," "My Funny Valentine," "I Could Write a Book", "This Can't Be Love", "With a Song in My Heart", "It Never Entered My Mind", and "Isn't It Romantic?".

Birth and Death Data: Born May 2nd, 1895 (Harlem), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Notes: Name appears as Larry Hart in some Victor ledgers.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 204 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CVE-34011 12-in. 12/9/1925 Gems from Dearest enemy Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-35336 10-in. 4/22/1926 The girl friend George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-35623 10-in. 5/21/1926 What's the use of talking George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band (takes 5-8); with male vocal duet (takes 1-4) lyricist  
Victor BVE-35666 10-in. 6/8/1926 The blue room The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-35804 10-in. 7/12/1926 The girl friend Billy Murray ; Gladys Rice Female-male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-35948 10-in. 7/29/1926 The girl friend Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-35949 10-in. 7/29/1926 Mountain greenery Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-36573 10-in. 10/29/1926 The blue room Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-37550 10-in. 1/19/1927 Where's that rainbow? Bob Borger ; Fran Frey ; George Olsen and his Music ; Bob Rice Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-37569 10-in. 1/25/1927 A little birdie told me so Johnny Marvin ; Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-40191 10-in. 10/19/1927 My heart stood still Melville Gideon Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-40501 10-in. 10/21/1927 My heart stood still George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-41135 10-in. 12/2/1927 Thou swell Johnny Johnson ; Statler Pennsylvanians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor CVE-41465 12-in. 1/24/1928 My heart stood still Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet lyricist  
Victor BVE-43669 10-in. 4/24/1928 Do I hear you saying (I love you) Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-43670 10-in. 4/25/1928 You took advantage of me Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-45871 10-in. 7/11/1928 Do I hear you saying National Cavaliers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-50949 10-in. 3/18/1929 With a song in my heart Leo Reisman Orchestra ; Ran Weeks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-50950 10-in. 3/18/1929 Yours sincerely Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBVE-54869 10-in. 7/16/1930 Ten cents a dance Grace Hayes Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor BVE-56719 10-in. 9/26/1929 I can do wonders with you Harold Lambert ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-56720 10-in. 9/26/1929 My man is on the make Belle Mann ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-57541 10-in. 11/14/1929 Why do you suppose? Franklyn Baur ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-57577 10-in. 12/3/1929 With a song in my heart Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-58625 10-in. 1/28/1930 With a song in my heart Pennsylvanians ; The Three Girl Friends ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with female vocal trio and piano lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 204 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hart, Lorenz," accessed August 7, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103285.

Hart, Lorenz. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 7, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103285.

"Hart, Lorenz." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 7 August 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103285

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