Walter Reisch (May 23, 1903 – March 28, 1983) was an Austrian-born director and screenwriter. He also wrote lyrics to several songs featured in his films, one popular title is "Flieger, grüß mir die Sonne". He was married to the dancer and actress Poldi Dur and was the cousin of Georg Kreisler.
Birth and Death Data: Born May 23rd, 1903 (Vienna), Died March 28th, 1983 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BRC-53056||10-in.||4/23/1931||Two hearts||Richard Crooks||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BRC-53057||10-in.||4/23/1931||Two hearts||Richard Crooks||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-67501||10-in.||2/17/1931||Two hearts||Carl Graub ; Johnny Hamp Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||ABRC-69901||10-in.||6/9/1931||Two hearts||Sonny Green Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||LBRC-70993||10-in. (33-1/3 rpm)||12/22/1931||Don't ask me why (Waltz) [from Das Lied ist aus]||Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E35906||10-in.||1/9/1931||Two hearts in waltz time||Jack Richard Miami Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E35172-E35173||10-in.||1/16/1931||Two hearts in waltz time||Bob Haring Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Reisch, Walter," accessed July 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104948.
Reisch, Walter. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104948.
"Reisch, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 July 2021.
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