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 13, 1915 (Baltimore), Died August 7, 1956 (Calais)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1940 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

Notes: Surname appears in credtis as "La Touche" and "Latouche."

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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-056440 10-in. 10/4/1940 Somewhere Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-057003 10-in. 10/17/1940 The Yankee Doodle polka Meredith Blake ; Gray Gordon ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble 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-057648 10-in. 11/15/1940 Somewhere Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-057718 10-in. 11/19/1940 Cabin in the sky Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-058792 10-in. 1/9/1941 Taking a chance on love Ruth Gaylor ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo 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  
Victor BS-068434 10-in. 11/27/1941 Not a care in the world Bob Chester Orchestra ; Betty Bradley Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-068435 10-in. 11/27/1941 A nickel to my name Bob Chester Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor D5VB-0804 10-in. 10/25/1945 The next time I care, I'll be careful Meredith Blake ; New Music [Shep Fields] Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor D5VB-0808 10-in. 10/29/1945 Just for to-night Al Goodman Orchestra ; Mary Martha Briney ; Earl Wrightson Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D5VB-0809 10-in. 10/29/1945 O heart of my country Al Goodman Orchestra ; Earl Wrightson Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D5VB-0812 10-in. 10/29/1945 Now I know your face by heart Al Goodman Orchestra ; Mary Martha Briney ; Earl Wrightson Female-male vocal duet, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D5VB-0813 10-in. 10/29/1945 The next time I care (I'll be careful) Al Goodman Orchestra ; Rose Inghram Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D5VB-0814 10-in. 10/29/1945 I wonder as I wander Al Goodman Orchestra ; Mary Martha Briney Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor D9FB-1607 10-in. 6/2/1949 New York rumba Rubén González ; Orquesta Anselmo Sacasas Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Latouche, John," accessed May 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104976.

Latouche, John. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104976.

"Latouche, John." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 May 2024.

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