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Louis Silvers

Louis "Lou" Silvers (September 6, 1889 – March 26, 1954) was an American film score composer whose work has been used in more than 250 movies. In 1935, he won an Academy Award for Best Original Score for One Night of Love.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 6th, 1889 (New York City), Died Hollywood

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, conductor, songwriter, lyricist, leader

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 56 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-20160 10-in. 6/25/1917 Posies Frank E. Banta Piano solo composer  
Victor C-24560 12-in. 11/3/1920 Just snap your fingers at care Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25675 10-in. 10/27/1921 April showers Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25954 10-in. 1/16/1922 April showers Yvette Rugel Female vocal solo, with viola, cello, and orchestra composer  
Victor B-25979 10-in. 1/27/1922 April showers Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with viola, cello, and orchestra composer  
Victor B-27524 10-in. 1/31/1923 Sweet one Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor B-27616 10-in. 2/23/1923 Sweet one Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-40560 10-in. 11/9/1927 Mother, I still have you Henry Burr Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-41070 10-in. 11/28/1927 Mother of mine, I still have you The Silver-Masked Tenor [i.e., Joseph M. White] Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-48820 10-in. 1/24/1929 Old timer Art Kassel ; Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-49646 10-in. 1/15/1929 Weary river Gene Austin Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49682 10-in. 1/24/1929 Old timer Paul Oliver [i.e., Frank Munn] Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49683 10-in. 1/24/1929 Heart o' mine Paul Oliver [i.e., Frank Munn] Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-49926 10-in. 2/6/1929 Weary river Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-55818 10-in. 8/30/1929 Weary river Onofré Vidal Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-55842 10-in. 9/13/1929 Manso arroyo Juan Pulido Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-Test-641 10-in. 5/1/1929 Weary river Dorsey Byron Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 77683 10-in. 2/23/1918 Noah's ark Columbia Stellar Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79470 10-in. 10/21/1920 Darling Art Hickman's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79493 10-in. 10/30/1920 Just snap your fingers at care Columbia Saxophone Sextette Saxophone sextet composer  
Columbia 79571 10-in. 12/13/1920 Just snap your fingers at care Nora Bayes Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 79681 10-in. Feb. 1921 I call you sunshine Art Hickman's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80041 10-in. 10/21/1921 April showers Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 80067 10-in. 11/15/1921 April showers Eddie Elkins' Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80806 10-in. 1/26/1923 Sweet one Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
(Results 1-25 of 56 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Silvers, Louis," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105073.

Silvers, Louis. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105073.

"Silvers, Louis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

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