Arthur Freed

Arthur Freed (September 9, 1894 – April 12, 1973) was an American lyricist and Hollywood film producer. He won the Academy Award for Best Picture twice, in 1951 for An American in Paris and in 1958 for Gigi. Both films were musicals, and both were directed by Vincente Minnelli. In addition, he produced and was also a co-lyricist for the film Singin' in the Rain.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 9, 1894 (Charleston), Died April 12, 1973 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer

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Recordings (Results 226-250 of 297 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick 10162-10165 10-in. 3/22/1923 Apple sauce Benny Krueger’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick 10377-10378 10-in. 4/13/1923 After every party Hawaiian Novelty Orchestra Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) songwriter  
Brunswick E29343 10-in. Feb. 1929 Broadway melody Scrappy Lambert Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E29344 10-in. Feb. 1929 You were meant for me Scrappy Lambert Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E29562 10-in. March 1929 Pagan love song (El pagano) Copley Plaza Orchestra ; Oliver Smith Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E29844 10-in. May 1929 Pagan love song Scrappy Lambert Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E29939 10-in. May 1929 The wedding of the painted doll Scrappy Lambert Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E30178 10-in. 6/22/1929 Pagan love song Robert A. Gardner ; Lester McFarland Male vocal duet, with guitar and mandolin lyricist  
Brunswick E30985 10-in. Sept. 1929 Chant of the jungle Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E32207 10-in. Feb. 1930 The woman in the shoe Brevities Quartet Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Brunswick E32315 10-in. 3/5/1930 The moon is low Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E32741 10-in. May 1930 The moon is low Eddy Thomas Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E34833 10-in. 10/10/1930 You’re simply delish Frankie Marvin Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E34861 10-in. 10/13/1930 You’re simply delish Six Jumping Jacks Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick XE35780 12-in. 12/16/1930 Seiberling Singers program C, pt. 1 Seiberling Singers and Orchestra Radio transcription disc : Vocal ensemble, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E36483 10-in. 3/18/1931 It looks like love Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E36836 10-in. 6/1/1931 Why shouldn’t I Anthony Trini Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E37263 10-in. 10/20/1931 Because I worship you Will Osborne and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Brunswick E2231 -E2233 10-in. 1/26/1926 All for you Golden Pheasant Orchestra ; Austin Wylie Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E31130-E31131 10-in. Oct. 1929 Chant of the jungle Roy Ingraham Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E31337-E31338 10-in. Nov. 1929 Blondy Jack Denny ; Mount Royal Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick C3789 10-in. 7/6/1929 Singin’ in the rain Van Fleming Male vocal solo, with guitar and celeste lyricist  
Brunswick C3790 10-in. 7/6/1929 Singin’ in the rain Van Fleming Male vocal solo, with guitar and celeste lyricist  
Brunswick C5521½ 10-in. 2/18/1930 Should I? Jimmie Noone’s Apex Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick C7829-C7830 10-in. 5/25/1931 Why shouldn’t I Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
(Results 226-250 of 297 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Freed, Arthur," accessed June 13, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104711.

Freed, Arthur. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 13, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104711.

"Freed, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 13 June 2024.

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