Abel Green

Abel Green (June 3, 1900 – May 10, 1973) was an American journalist best known as the editor of Variety for forty years. Sime Silverman first hired Green as a reporter in 1918, and Green's byline first appeared on May 30, 1919.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 3rd, 1900, Died May 10th, 1973

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-32044 10-in. 3/3/1925 Florida International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W141663 10-in. 2/11/1926 Whose who are you? Paul Ash Orchestra ; Milton Watson Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia 144135 10-in. 5/12/1927 Variety stomp Dixie Stompers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W144216 10-in. 5/24/1927 Variety stomp Cass Hagan and his Hotel Manger Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 15603-15604 10-in. 4/21/1925 Florida Frank Bessinger ; Phil Ohman ; Frank Wright Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Brunswick E15614-E15615 10-in. 4/21/1925 Florida Frank Bessinger ; Phil Ohman ; Frank Wright Male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Brunswick E17136-E17138 10-in. 12/18/1925 Whose who are you? Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar lyricist  
Brunswick 461W-463W 10-in. 2/26/1925 Florida Tuxedo Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Brunswick E4769-E4771 10-in. 3/28/1927 Variety stomp Royal Flush Orchestra ; Fess Williams Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 10207 10-in. 2/17/1925 Florida Arthur Hall ; Jack Stillman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Green, Abel," accessed August 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104836.

Green, Abel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104836.

"Green, Abel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104836

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