John Latouche

John Treville Latouche (La Touche) (November 13, 1914, Baltimore, Maryland – August 7, 1956, Calais, Vermont) was a lyricist and bookwriter in American musical theater.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 13th, 1915 (Baltimore), Died August 7th, 1956 (Calais)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-047035 10-in. 2/9/1940 Ballad for Americans American People's Chorus ; Paul Robeson ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Bass vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-047036 10-in. 2/9/1940 Ballad for Americans American People's Chorus ; Paul Robeson ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Bass vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-047037 10-in. 2/9/1940 Ballad for Americans American People's Chorus ; Paul Robeson ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Bass vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-047038 10-in. 2/9/1940 Ballad for Americans American People's Chorus ; Paul Robeson ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Bass vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-057317 10-in. 10/25/1940 Somewhere Tommy Ryan ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-057387 10-in. 11/12/1940 Taking a chance on love Kaydets ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BS-068372 10-in. 11/27/1941 Not a care in the world Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  
Victor BS-068374 10-in. 11/27/1941 A nickel to my name Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Latouche, John," accessed September 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104976.

Latouche, John. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104976.

"Latouche, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 September 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104976

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