Paul Abraham (Hungarian: Ábrahám Pál; 2 November 1892 – 6 May 1960) was a Jewish-Hungarian composer of operettas, who scored major successes in the German-speaking world. His specialty - and own innovation - was the insertion of jazz interludes into operettas.
Abraham was born in Apatin, Austria-Hungary (today Serbia), and studied at the Royal National Hungarian Academy of Music in Budapest from 1910 to 1916. He studied cello with Adolf Schiffer and composition with Viktor Herzfeld.
Birth and Death Data: Born November 2nd, 1892 (Apatin), Died May 6th, 1960 (Hamburg)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-74969||10-in.||1/23/1933||Was hat eine Frau von der Treue||Greta Keller||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BS-068957||10-in.||1/22/1942||Calling all cats||Andre Musette Orchestra||Instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Victor||BS-068960||10-in.||1/22/1942||Tonight or never||Andre Musette Orchestra||Instrumental ensemble||composer|
|Edison||19266||10-in.||6/24/1929||Sweet Madelon||Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlan||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||N-975||10-in.||6/24/1929||Sweet Madelon||Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlan||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Abraham, Paul," accessed October 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104999.
Abraham, Paul. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104999.
"Abraham, Paul." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 October 2021.
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