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 December 10th, 1969 (Long Beach)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1940
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, vocalist, songwriter, lyricist
|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|
|Brunswick||LAE281||10-in.||9/30/1928||I gotta tell someone||"Biff" Hoffman||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Harline, Leigh," accessed October 17, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104838.
Harline, Leigh. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 17, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104838.
"Harline, Leigh." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 17 October 2021.
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