Walter Reisch

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

Recordings

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  

Citation

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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104948

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