Richard A. Whiting
Richard Armstrong Whiting (November 12, 1891 – February 19, 1938) was an American composer of popular songs, including the standards "Hooray for Hollywood", "Ain't We Got Fun?" and "On the Good Ship Lollipop". He also wrote lyrics occasionally, and film scores most notably for the standard "She's Funny That Way".
He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song in 1936 for "When Did You Leave Heaven" from the movie Sing, Baby Sing.
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Birth and Death Data: Born November 12, 1891 (Peoria), Died February 10, 1938 (Beverly Hills)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1949
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 675 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-16143||10-in.||6/28/1915||It's tulip time in Holland (Two lips are calling me)||American Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16546||10-in.||9/28/1915||It's tulip time in Holland (Two lips are calling me)||Harry Macdonough||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-16598||10-in.||10/5/1915||It's tulip time in Holland||Signor "Grinderino"||"Street" (barrel) piano||composer|
|Victor||B-16632||10-in.||10/9/1915||Success medley||Pietro||Accordion solo||composer|
|Victor||B-17591||10-in.||5/2/1916||They made it twice as nice as paradise (And they called it Dixieland)||Geoffrey O'Hara||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-17703||12-in.||5/19/1916||Loading up the Mandy Lee||Victor Military Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-18052||12-in.||7/5/1916||They made it twice nice as paradise and they called it Dixieland||Conway's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-18374||12-in.||9/15/1916||Pretty baby||Victor Military Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-18379||10-in.||9/18/1916||Mammy's little coal black Rose||Orpheus Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-18978||10-in.||1/11/1917||Where the black-eyed susans grow||Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-18991||12-in.||1/16/1917||How's every little thing in Dixie||Victor Military Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||C-19612||12-in.||4/20/1917||I can hear the ukuleles calling me||Victor Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-20034||10-in.||6/13/1917||Ain't you coming back to Dixieland||Orpheus Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-20066||10-in.||6/20/1917||Along the way to Waikiki||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||C-20362||12-in.||7/3/1917||She's Dixie all the time||Conway's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-20615||10-in.||8/10/1917||Hawaii, I'm lonesome for you||Athenian Mandolin Quartet ; Louise and Ferera||Guitar duet (Hawaiian), with mandolin quartet||composer|
|Victor||B-20625||10-in.||8/14/1917||Some Sunday morning||Ada Jones ; Billy Murray||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-20654||10-in.||9/10/1917||Parody on "They made it twice as nice as paradise and they called it Dixieland"||Geoffrey O'Hara||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-20811||10-in.||10/1/1917||Where the morning glories grow||Elizabeth Spencer ; Sterling Trio||Female vocal solo, with male vocal trio and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-20922||10-in.||10/29/1917||Some Sunday morning||Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-21651||10-in.||4/4/1918||Some Sunday morning||Hurtado Brothers Royal Marimba Band of Guatemala||Marimba band||composer|
|Victor||B-22360||10-in.||1/6/1919||Till we meet again||Nicholas Orlando's Orchestra||Orchestra, with vocal chorus||composer|
|Victor||B-22447||10-in.||12/4/1918||Till we meet again||Charles Hart ; Lewis James||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-22898||10-in.||6/11/1919||You're still an old sweetheart of mine||Henry Burr ; Elizabeth Spencer||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-23513||10-in.||12/3/1919||Hand in hand again||Charles Harrison ; Reed Miller||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Whiting, Richard A.," accessed March 30, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104978.
Whiting, Richard A.. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 30, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104978.
"Whiting, Richard A.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 30 March 2023.
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LCNAR: Whiting, Richard A., 1891-1938 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85173099
Wikidata: Richard A. Whiting - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1261038
MusicBrainz: Richard A. Whiting - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/3310977b-ff65-4e3e-a74c-3919e35ea370
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