Bert Kalmar

Bert Kalmar (February 10, 1884 – September 18, 1947) was an American lyricist, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1970.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 16th, 1884 (New York City), Died September 18th, 1947 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, composer

Notes: Also seen as "Kalman" on disc labels and Victor ledgers.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 284 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-10210 10-in. 4/18/1911 Cancel that wedding march Gene Greene Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-10523 10-in. 6/9/1911 In the land of harmony Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-10629 10-in. 6/29/1911 In the land of harmony American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-10695 10-in. 7/10/1911 He's coming back Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-11885 10-in. 4/17/1912 Movin' man, don't take my baby grand! Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-12499 10-in. 10/9/1912 The ghost of the violin Maurice Burkhart ; Walter Van Brunt Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-13384 10-in. 6/4/1913 Over the garden wall Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-13507 10-in. 7/2/1913 Where did you get that girl? Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-14720 10-in. 4/17/1914 They don't hesitate any more Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-15041 10-in. 7/3/1914 I'm makin' for Macon in Georgia Elizabeth Murray Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-15108 10-in. 8/3/1914 California and you Conway's Band Band composer  
Victor B-15293 10-in. 10/21/1914 I work eight hours, sleep eight hours, that leaves eight hours for love Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-15330 10-in. 11/4/1914 You are the rose that will never die Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-15829 10-in. 3/24/1915 Moonlight on the Rhine Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-16638 10-in. 10/11/1915 I've been floating down the old Green River Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-16964 10-in. 1/5/1916 Hello, Hawaii, how are you? Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-17610 10-in. 5/4/1916 Are you prepared for summer Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-17762 10-in. 6/1/1916 Hello, Hawaii, how are you? Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-18184 10-in. 8/7/1916 Since Maggie Dooley learned the hooley-hooley Marguerite Farrell Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-18576 10-in. 10/25/1916 When they go through a tunnel Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-20032 10-in. 6/12/1917 I'm a twelve o'clock fellow (In a nine o'clock town) Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-20214 10-in. 7/12/1917 Plant plenty of potatoes Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-20636 10-in. 8/17/1917 The more I see of Hawaii, the better I like New York Van and Schenck Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-21011 10-in. 10/26/1917 Hello, Wisconsin (Won't you find my Yonnie Yonson?) Ada Jones Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-22899 10-in. 6/11/1919 Take me to the land of jazz Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 284 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kalmar, Bert," accessed October 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104888.

Kalmar, Bert. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104888.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104888

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