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Wilbur Schwichtenberg

Wilbur Schwichtenberg (July 12, 1912 – July 15, 1989), known professionally as Will Bradley, was an American trombonist and bandleader during the 1930s and 1940s. He performed swing, dance music, and boogie-woogie songs, many of them written by Don Raye.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 12th, 1912 (New Jersey), Died July 15th, 1989 (Flemington)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: trombone


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-011669 10-in. 8/6/1937 Till the clock strikes three Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, trombone  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schwichtenberg, Wilbur," accessed July 24, 2021,

Schwichtenberg, Wilbur. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from

"Schwichtenberg, Wilbur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

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