Herbert Stothart

Herbert Pope Stothart (September 11, 1880 – February 1, 1959) was an American songwriter, arranger, conductor, and composer. He was nominated for twelve Academy Awards and won Best Original Score for The Wizard of Oz. Stothart was widely acknowledged as a prominent member of the top tier of Hollywood composers during the 1930s and 1940s.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 11, 1885 (Milwaukee), Died February 1, 1949 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, conductor, arranger, director, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 51-75 of 214 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-79371 10-in. 9/20/1934 Essayons d'oublier Jeanette MacDonald ; MGM Studio Orchestra ; Herbert Stothart Female vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor PBS-79372 10-in. 9/20/1934 Try to forget Jeanette MacDonald ; MGM Studio Orchestra ; Herbert Stothart Female vocal solo, with orchestra director  
Victor BS-82302 10-in. 4/10/1934 Call of love Henry King Orchestra ; Joseph Sudy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-82336 10-in. 4/23/1934 Call of love Angelo Ferdinando ; Hotel Great Northern Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-90072 10-in. 3/20/1935 Italian street song Jeanette MacDonald ; MGM Studio Orchestra ; Herbert Stothart Female vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor PBS-90073 10-in. 3/20/1935 Italian street song Jeanette MacDonald ; MGM Studio Orchestra Female vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor PBS-90074 10-in. 3/20/1935 Ah! Sweet mystery of life Jeanette MacDonald ; MGM Studio Orchestra ; Herbert Stothart Female vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor PBS-90075 10-in. 3/20/1935 Ah! Sweet mystery of life Jeanette MacDonald Female vocal solo, with orchestra conductor  
Victor PBS-97207 10-in. 12/31/1935 The mounties Nelson Eddy ; Nathaniel Shilkret Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-101587 10-in. 5/11/1936 Small town girl George Hall and his Hotel Taft Orchestra [Chicago Rhythm Kings] Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Victor BS-101802 10-in. 5/12/1936 Small town girl Ruby Newman ; Rainbow Room Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-09935 10-in. 1/13/1938 The donkey serenade Allan Jones ; Nathaniel Shilkret Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-031488 10-in. 1/16/1939 Cuban love song Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-031824 10-in. 1/23/1939 The donkey serenade Artie Shaw Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-033680 10-in. 2/20/1939 Serenata del burrito Marimba Pan-Americana Marimba band composer  
Victor BS-035309 10-in. 3/18/1939 How strange Phyllis Kenny ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo arranger  
Victor BS-035736 10-in. 4/11/1939 How strange Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo arranger  
Victor BS-044309 10-in. 12/4/1939 At the Balalaika Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo arranger  
Victor BS-055529 10-in. 8/19/1940 Donkey serenade Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-060309 10-in. 1/11/1941 Donkey serenade Emile Coté ; Frank Parker ; Victor Mixed Chorus Male vocal solo, with mixed vocal chorus and piano composer  
Victor CS-066742 12-in. 9/2/1941 Donkey serenade Raymond Paige Orchestra composer  
Victor D5VB-0698 10-in. 10/22/1945 The donkey serenade Al Goodman Orchestra ; Earl Wrightson Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor D7VB-2660 10-in. 12/11/1947 How strange Coleman Hawkins Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor D9VB-0139 10-in. 1/24/1949 Donkey serenade Three Suns Instrumental quartet composer  
Columbia 78319 10-in. 2/24/1919 It gets them all Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 51-75 of 214 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Stothart, Herbert," accessed April 12, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104953.

Stothart, Herbert. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 12, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104953.

"Stothart, Herbert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 12 April 2024.

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