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Rudy Wiedoeft

Rudolph Cornelius Wiedoeft (January 3, 1893 – February 18, 1940) was an American saxophonist.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 3rd, 1893 (Detroit), Died Flushing

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: saxophone, composer, leader, arranger

Notes: Wiedoeft played C melody saxophone, primarily, but not at all times. Victor ledgers, 4/27/1920, gives his address as 145 W. 45th Street, New York.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 206 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23473 10-in. 11/14/1919 Karavan Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor B-23696 10-in. 2/24/1920 Karavan Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-23807 10-in. 2/26/1920 Afghanistan Rudy Wiedoeft's Palace Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor B-23808 10-in. 2/26/1920 I'll see you in C-U-B-A Rudy Wiedoeft's Palace Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor B-23814 10-in. 3/1/1920 The crocodile Wiedoeft-Wadsworth Quartet Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor B-23815 10-in. 3/1/1920 Lone star Wiedoeft-Wadsworth Quartet Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, saxophone, composer  
Victor C-23885 12-in. 4/6/1920 Nobody but you Palace Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor B-23886 10-in. 4/6/1920 Just listen to my heart beat Palace Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor B-23969 10-in. 4/27/1920 Saxophobia Rudy Wiedoeft Saxophone solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, saxophone, composer  
Victor BVE-23969 10-in. 12/20/1927 Saxophobia Rudy Wiedoeft Saxophone solo, with piano instrumentalist, saxophone, composer  
Victor B-23970 10-in. 4/27/1920 Valse Erica Rudy Wiedoeft Saxophone solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, saxophone, composer  
Victor BVE-23970 10-in. 12/20/1927 Valse Erica Rudy Wiedoeft Saxophone solo, with piano instrumentalist, saxophone, composer  
Victor B-24051 10-in. 5/11/1920 In sweet September Palace Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor B-24052 10-in. 5/11/1920 Hold me Palace Trio Instrumental trio instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor C-24231 12-in. 8/3/1920 Cuban moon Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor C-24232 12-in. 8/3/1920 Ziegfeld follies of 1920 Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor B-24492 10-in. 9/23/1920 Somebody Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-24634 10-in. 10/19/1920 Feather your nest Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell ; Rudy Wiedoeft Male vocal duet, with saxophone and orchestra (takes 4-7); with cello and orchestra (takes 1-3) instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor B-25165 10-in. 4/15/1921 Na-Jo Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-27737 10-in. 4/5/1923 Little pal of long ago Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor B-28567 10-in. 9/18/1923 Souvenir Rudy Wiedoeft Saxophone solo, with piano arranger, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor B-28568 10-in. 9/18/1923 Saxarella Rudy Wiedoeft Saxophone solo, with piano composer, instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor B-28803 10-in. 10/29/1923 Sweet pal Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with saxophone and orchestra instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor B-28818 10-in. 10/31/1923 Every night I cry myself to sleep over you Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with piano, saxophone, and orchestra instrumentalist, saxophone  
Victor BVE-29532 10-in. 1/4/1926 Wonderful one Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with piano and saxophone instrumentalist, saxophone  
(Results 1-25 of 206 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Wiedoeft, Rudy," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103862.

Wiedoeft, Rudy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103862.

"Wiedoeft, Rudy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103862

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