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 March 26th, 1954 (Hollywood)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1930
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, conductor, songwriter, lyricist, leader
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 58 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||lyricist, composer|
|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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Silvers, Louis," accessed May 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105073.
Silvers, Louis. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105073.
"Silvers, Louis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 May 2021.
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