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 101-125 of 297 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-98120 10-in. 11/15/1935 Alone George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra ; Johnny McKeever Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-101062 10-in. 4/6/1936 Would you Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber ; Ritz-Carlton Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-101531 10-in. 4/24/1936 Would you? George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra ; Johnny McKeever Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBVE-293 10-in. 4/26/1927 Hold me in your arms again Art Hickman's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-03551 10-in. 12/9/1936 Smoke dreams Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Helen Ward Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-03905 10-in. 12/24/1936 Smoke dreams Johnny Hamp Orchestra ; Johnny McAfee Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-09511 10-in. 6/10/1937 I'm feelin' like a million George Hamilton ; Music Box Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-09513 10-in. 6/10/1937 Sun showers George Hamilton ; Music Box Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-010208 10-in. 5/17/1937 Yours and mine Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-010209 10-in. 5/17/1937 I'm feelin' like a million Bill Dillard ; Teddy Hill NBC Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-010363 10-in. 5/28/1937 Yours and mine Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-010641 10-in. 6/11/1937 Sun showers Ann Seaton ; Willie Farmer Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-030157 10-in. 11/23/1938 I cried for you Jayne Dover ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-030301 10-in. 11/22/1938 I cried for you Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Kathleen Lane Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-035322 10-in. 3/21/1939 I cried for you Kate Smith Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor PBS-036292 10-in. 6/22/1939 I'll remember Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-037679 10-in. 6/23/1939 I'll remember Mary Dugan ; Larry Clinton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-038160 10-in. 7/28/1939 The moon is low Terry Allen ; Larry Clinton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-040694 10-in. 8/29/1939 Good morning Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-041479 10-in. 9/20/1939 Good morning Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BS-048742 10-in. 4/8/1940 My wonderful one, let's dance Bob Chester Orchestra ; Dolores O'Neill Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-054772 10-in. 8/13/1940 Our love affair Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-055502 10-in. 8/8/1940 Our love affair Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-055543 10-in. 8/29/1940 Our love affair Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-066194 10-in. 7/8/1941 You were meant for me Bob Chester Orchestra ; Betty Bradley Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
(Results 101-125 of 297 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Freed, Arthur," accessed June 18, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104711.

Freed, Arthur. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104711.

"Freed, Arthur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 18 June 2024.

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