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Ann Ronell

Ann Rosenblatt, known as Ann Ronell (December 25, 1905 — December 25, 1993) was an American composer and lyricist. She was best known for the standards "Willow Weep for Me" (1932) and "Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Wolf" (1933).

Birth and Death Data: Born December 28th, 1906 (Omaha), Died New York City

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, composer, soprano vocal, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-64364 10-in. 11/20/1930 Baby's birthday party Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BRC-71802 10-in. 2/3/1932 Rain on the roof Burt Lorin ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BRC-71803 10-in. 2/3/1932 Rain on the roof Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BSHQ-71804 10-in. 2/3/1932 Rain on the roof Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BSHQ-71805 10-in. 2/3/1932 Rain on the roof Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-73968 10-in. 11/17/1932 Willow, weep for me Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Irene Taylor Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor LBS-74612 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 11/24/1932 Willow Weep for me Jack Fulton ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra ; Irene Taylor Jazz/dance band, with male and female vocal solos composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-74933 10-in. 1/20/1933 Willow weep for me Tom Berwick Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-77683 10-in. 9/15/1933 Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Hotel Montclair Orchestra ; Larry, Tom & Larry ; Bill Scotti Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BS-77983 10-in. 9/25/1933 Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Florence Case ; Don Bestor Orchestra ; Charles Yontz Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor BS-77984 10-in. 9/25/1933 Mickey Mouse and Minnie's in town The Demarco Girls ; Don Bestor Orchestra ; Frank Sherry Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal quartet composer, lyricist  
Victor SS-78507 7-in. 11/3/1933 Mickey Mouse and Minnie's in town Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor SS-78624 7-in. 11/10/1933 Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor SS-78625 7-in. 11/10/1933 Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  
Victor SS-78626 7-in. 11/10/1933 In a silly symphony Frank Luther Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-81633 10-in. 2/8/1934 Quien teme al lobo feroz? Orquesta Internacional Jazz/dance band lyricist  
Victor BS-83351 10-in. 6/29/1934 Beach boy Bob Lawrence ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-Test-1176 10-in. 10/4/1933 Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Ann Ronell Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal, lyricist  
Columbia W150880 10-in. 10/14/1930 Baby's birthday party Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer, lyricist  
Columbia W152104 10-in. 2/4/1932 Rain on the roof Mickie Alpert and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Columbia W152499 10-in. 9/15/1933 Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Ethel Shutta Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist  
Columbia W152504 10-in. 9/19/1933 Mickey Mouse and Minnie's in town Ben Bernie and All the Lads Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and whistling composer, lyricist  
Columbia W152513 10-in. 9/26/1933 Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Ben Bernie and All the Lads Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble lyricist  
Columbia W152602 10-in. 12/14/1933 Palooka (It's a grand old American name) Drake Hotel Orchestra ; Clyde McCoy Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh W404556 10-in. 11/19/1930 Baby's birthday party Fred Rich Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 26 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Ronell, Ann," accessed October 24, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105158.

Ronell, Ann. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105158.

"Ronell, Ann." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 24 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105158

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