Leo Robin

Leo Robin (April 6, 1900 – December 29, 1984) was an American composer, lyricist and songwriter. He is probably best known for collaborating with Ralph Rainger on the 1938 Oscar-winning song "Thanks for the Memory", sung by Bob Hope and Shirley Ross in the film The Big Broadcast of 1938.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 6th, 1900 (Pittsburgh), Died December 29th, 1984 (Woodland Hills)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1926 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter, translator

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 327 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-35591 10-in. 7/19/1926 My cutey's due at two to-two to-day Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-38312 10-in. 3/31/1927 Judy Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-38347 10-in. 4/14/1927 Hallelujah! Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-38489 10-in. 4/25/1927 Hallelujah! The Revelers Male vocal quartet, with piano lyricist  
Victor BVE-39101 10-in. 8/22/1927 Pull yourself together Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-39378 10-in. 10/28/1927 Where have you been all my life Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with piano (self-accompaniment) lyricist  
Victor BVE-39865 10-in. 9/29/1927 Paree International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-39958 10-in. 8/11/1927 Where have you been all my life Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-40561 10-in. 11/10/1927 Humpty-Dumpty Franklyn Baur ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-40588 10-in. 11/17/1927 You came along Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor BVE-47815 10-in. 10/8/1928 I want the world to know Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-47853 10-in. 10/19/1928 He-man Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-48125 10-in. 11/5/1928 Say that you love me Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-49056 10-in. 1/10/1929 Jericho Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus lyricist  
Victor BVE-49783 10-in. 3/15/1929 Wait 'til you see 'ma chérie' Maurice Chevalier Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-50905 10-in. 3/1/1929 Louise Park Central Orchestra ; Ben Pollack ; Charles Roberts Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-50906 10-in. 3/1/1929 Wait 'til you see 'ma chérie' Park Central Orchestra ; Ben Pollack ; Charles Roberts Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-50942 10-in. 3/14/1929 Louise Maurice Chevalier Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-50943 10-in. 3/14/1929 It's a habit of mine Maurice Chevalier Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-50944 10-in. 3/14/1929 On top of the world, alone Maurice Chevalier Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BRC-53076 10-in. 5/1/1931 Have you forgotten? Richard Barry ; Henry Busse Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-53991 10-in. 8/15/1929 True blue Lou Burt Lorin ; Park Central Orchestra ; Ben Pollack Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBVE-54730 10-in. 3/20/1930 All I want is just one Gus Arnheim Orchestra ; Fred MacMurray Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-55494 10-in. 7/24/1929 True blue Lou Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-55509 10-in. 7/26/1929 The flippity flop Coon-Sanders Original Nighthawk Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
(Results 1-25 of 327 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Robin, Leo," accessed October 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105220.

Robin, Leo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105220.

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