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Jane Froman

Ellen Jane Froman (November 10, 1907 – April 22, 1980) was an American singer and actress. During her thirty-year career, Froman performed on stage, radio and television despite chronic health problems due to injuries sustained in a 1943 plane crash.

Her life story was told in the 1952 film With a Song in My Heart. She was portrayed by Susan Hayward, who was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her performance.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 10th, 1907 (University City), Died April 22nd, 1980 (Columbia)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-62647 10-in. 6/10/1930 Sharing Jane Froman ; Henry Thies Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo Performer  
Victor BVE-62649 10-in. 6/10/1930 June kisses Jane Froman ; Henry Thies Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo Performer  
Victor CS-024010 12-in. 7/10/1938 Gems from Of thee I sing Jane Froman ; Sonny Schuyler ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Radio broadcast : Vocalists and instrumental ensemble Performer  
Victor CS-024011 12-in. 7/10/1938 The man I love Jane Froman ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Radio broadcast : Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Performer  
Victor CS-024012 12-in. 7/10/1938 Gems from Girl crazy Jane Froman ; Felix Knight ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Radio broadcast : Vocalists and instrumental ensemble Performer  
Victor CS-024013 12-in. 7/10/1938 Gems from Porgy and Bess, first part Jane Froman ; Sonny Schuyler ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Radio broadcast : Vocalists and instrumental ensemble Performer  
Victor CS-024014 12-in. 7/10/1938 Gershwin medley Jane Froman ; Felix Knight ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Radio broadcast : Vocalists and instrumental ensemble Performer  
Victor CS-024015 12-in. 7/10/1938 Gems from Oh Kay Jane Froman ; Sonny Schuyler ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Radio broadcast : Vocalists and instrumental ensemble Performer  
Victor CS-024017 12-in. 7/10/1938 Gems from Lady be good and Tip toes Jane Froman ; Felix Knight ; Sonny Schuyler ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Radio broadcast : Vocalists and instrumental ensemble Performer  
Victor CS-024018 12-in. 7/10/1938 Medley of Gershwin tunes Jane Froman ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Radio broadcast : Female vocal solo and instrumental ensemble Performer  
Victor CS-024019 12-in. 7/10/1938 Gems from Porgy and Bess, second part Jane Froman ; Felix Knight ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Radio broadcast : Vocalists and instrumental ensemble Performer  
Victor BVE-Test-327 10-in. 6/10/1930 St. Louis blues Jane Froman Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble Performer  
Decca 38658 10-in. 9/14/1934 My melancholy baby Jane Froman Performer  
Decca 38659 10-in. 9/14/1934 I only have eyes for you Jane Froman Performer  
Decca 38660 10-in. 9/14/1934 Lost in a fog Jane Froman Performer  
Decca 38661 10-in. 9/14/1934 A new moon is over my shoulder Jane Froman Performer  
Decca 60466 10-in. 2/13/1936 But where are you? Jane Froman Performer  
Decca 60467 10-in. 2/13/1936 If you love me Jane Froman Performer  
Decca 60468 10-in. 2/13/1936 It's great to be in love again Jane Froman Performer  
Decca 60469 10-in. 2/13/1936 Please believe me Jane Froman Performer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Froman, Jane," accessed September 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105093.

Froman, Jane. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105093.

"Froman, Jane." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 September 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105093

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