Leigh Harline

Leigh Adrian Harline (March 26, 1907 – December 10, 1969) was an American film composer and songwriter. He was known for his "musical sophistication that was uniquely 'Harline-esque' by weaving rich tapestries of mood-setting underscores and penning memorable melodies for animated shorts and features."

Birth and Death Data: Born March 26th, 1907 (Salt Lake City), Died Long Beach

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, vocalist, songwriter, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBVE-54883 10-in. 7/20/1930 When love comes in the moonlight Leigh Harline ; Jackie Taylor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor PBVE-54884 10-in. 7/20/1930 Looking for the lovelight in the dark Leigh Harline ; Jackie Taylor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor SS-78508 7-in. 11/3/1933 Dance of the bogey men Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor SS-78509 7-in. 11/3/1933 Lullaby land of nowhere Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor PBS-79176 10-in. 4/19/1934 The wise little hen Raymond Paige Orchestra ; The Three Rhythm Kings Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor PBS-79177 10-in. 4/19/1934 The grasshopper and the ants Raymond Paige Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal ensemble composer  
Victor PBS-79308 10-in. 8/9/1934 Peculiar penguins Raymond Paige Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-040693 10-in. 8/29/1939 Honest John Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-041483 10-in. 9/21/1939 Jiminy Cricket Elisse Cooper ; Eddie De Lange Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet composer  
Victor PBS-042369 10-in. 1/16/1940 Give a little whistle Four King Sisters ; Alvino Rey Female vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBS-042393 10-in. 1/22/1940 When you wish upon a star Jiminy Cricket Dubbed recording from film: Male vocal solo, with vocal ensemble and orchestra composer  
Victor PBS-042394 10-in. 1/22/1940 Little wooden head Geppetto Dubbed recording from film: Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor PBS-042395 10-in. 1/22/1940 Give a little whistle Jiminy Cricket ; Pinocchio (fictional character) Dubbed recording from film: Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor PBS-042396 10-in. 1/22/1940 Hi diddle dee dee J. Worthington Foulfellow ; Pinocchio (fictional character) Dubbed recording from film: Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor PBS-042397 10-in. 1/22/1940 I've got no strings Marionettes ; Pinocchio (fictional character) Dubbed recording from film: Male vocal solo, with female vocal ensemble and orchestra composer  
Victor PBS-042398 10-in. 1/22/1940 Finale (Turn on the old music box & When you wish upon a star) Jiminy Cricket ; Pinocchio (fictional character) Dubbed recording from film: Male vocal duet, with vocal ensemble and orchestra composer  
Victor PBS-042500 10-in. 2/9/1940 When you wish upon a star Kenny Baker ; David Broekman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-044545 10-in. 1/2/1940 I've got no strings Bob Chester Orchestra ; Dolores O'Neill Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-044548 10-in. 1/2/1940 Turn on the old music box Bob Chester Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-046078 10-in. 1/5/1940 I've got no strings Janet Blair ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-046079 10-in. 1/5/1940 Give a little whistle Hal Kemp Orchestra ; Smoothies Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-046084 10-in. 1/6/1940 When you wish upon a star Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-046150 10-in. 1/2/1940 When you wish upon a star Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-046151 10-in. 1/2/1940 Turn on the old music box Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-046431 10-in. 1/15/1940 Give a little whistle Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harline, Leigh," accessed October 19, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104838.

Harline, Leigh. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104838.

"Harline, Leigh." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 19 October 2020.

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