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. In addition, he produced and was also a co-lyricist for the now-iconic film Singin' in the Rain.

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

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1948

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Freed, Arthur," accessed June 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104711.

Freed, Arthur. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104711.

"Freed, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104711

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