Louis Gruenberg

Louis Gruenberg ( GROO-ən-burg; August 3 1884 [O.S. July 22] – June 10, 1964) was a Russian-born American pianist and prolific composer, especially of operas. An early champion of Schoenberg and other contemporary composers, he was also a highly respected Oscar-nominated film composer in Hollywood in the 1940s.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 3rd, 1883 (Brest), Died June 10th, 1964 (Beverly Hills)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1918 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, composer

Notes: Also a composer. Also known as George Edwards.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor CS-81087 12-in. 1/19/1934 Standin' in de need of prayer Wilfrid Pelletier ; Lawrence Tibbett Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 78742 10-in. 10/16/1919 A bungalow for two Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 49445 12-in. 6/15/1918 Orientale Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49446 12-in. 6/17/1918 Ave Maria Louis T. Gruenberg ; Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49447 12-in. 6/17/1918 Concerto no. 2 : Romance Louis T. Gruenberg ; Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49448 12-in. 6/18/1918 Nocturne in E minor Louis T. Gruenberg ; Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49449 12-in. ca. 1918 Caprice viennois Louis T. Gruenberg ; Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49450 12-in. 6/19/1918 Indian lament in G minor Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49453 12-in. 6/20/1918 Serenade Louis T. Gruenberg ; Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49454 12-in. 6/20/1918 Humoreske Louis T. Gruenberg ; Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49526 12-in. 10/15/1918 Eili, Eili Louis T. Gruenberg ; Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49564 12-in. 12/30/1918 Gypsy airs Louis T. Gruenberg ; Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49624 12-in. 4/25/1919 Andante cantabile Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49630 12-in. 5/7/1919 Scenes from the csarda Louis T. Gruenberg ; Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 49634 12-in. 5/27/1919 Indian lament in G minor Louis T. Gruenberg ; Toscha Seidel Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gruenberg, Louis," accessed July 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104385.

Gruenberg, Louis. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104385.

"Gruenberg, Louis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104385

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