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?".
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Birth and Death Data: Born May 2, 1895 (Harlem), Died November 22, 1943 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1949
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
Notes: Name appears as Larry Hart in some Victor ledgers.
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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 243 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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hart, Lorenz," accessed March 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103285.
Hart, Lorenz. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103285.
"Hart, Lorenz." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 March 2023.
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Wikipedia: Lorenz Hart
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Linked Open Data Sources
LCNAR: Hart, Lorenz, 1895-1943 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n81097890
Wikidata: Lorenz Hart - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q725828
MusicBrainz: Lorenz Hart - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/3fb75d97-5dfd-4e72-9aee-1904aa4268f4
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