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.
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Birth and Death Data: Born September 6, 1889 (New York City), Died March 26, 1954 (Hollywood)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1947
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, conductor, songwriter, lyricist, leader
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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 60 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||D7VB-0985||10-in.||6/19/1947||April showers||Sammy Kaye ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||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|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Silvers, Louis," accessed March 28, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105073.
Silvers, Louis. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 28, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105073.
"Silvers, Louis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 28 March 2023.
DAHR Persistent Identifier
Wikipedia: Louis Silvers
Linked Open Data Sources
LCNAR: Silvers, Louis, 1889-1954 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n85248165
Wikidata: Louis Silvers - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q730318
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