Norman Spencer

Norman Spencer (11 May 1892 - 19 September 1985) served as film score composer and director of music for Leon Schlesinger Productions (a company later known as Warner Bros. Cartoons) during the 1930s.

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-23358 10-in. 11/25/1919 Poor little Butterfly is a fly gal now All Star Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Victor B-23485 10-in. 11/20/1919 Slow and easy Esther Walker Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-24231 12-in. 8/3/1920 Cuban moon Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25156 10-in. 4/13/1921 Now and then Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29829 10-in. 4/3/1924 Cinderella blues Paul Biese Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-53540 10-in. 6/4/1929 A wee bit o' love Helen Clark Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BRC-69927 10-in. 6/11/1931 Dr. Cheer Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo and talk, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor [Trial 1920-07-13-06] Not documented 7/13/1920 Cuban moon Gershwin Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Columbia 78863 10-in. 12/16/1919 Slow and easy Louisiana Five Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79299 10-in. 6/22/1920 Don't take away those blues Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 79353 10-in. 7/20/1920 Cuban moon Art Hickman's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79576 10-in. 12/15/1920 Now and then Happy Six Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 79798 10-in. 4/5/1921 I'm nobody's baby Happy Six Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80497 10-in. 8/4/1922 Louisian' Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio songwriter  
OKeh S-7483 10-in. June 1920 Cuban moon Black and White Melody Boys ; Ray Miller Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-7496 10-in. July 1920 Granada Green Brothers' Novelty Band Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-7662 10-in. Nov. 1920 Now and then Harry Raderman's Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-7821 10-in. Mar. 1921 Snuggle Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 4072 10-in. approximately Aug. 1920 Cuban moon Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 5645-5646 10-in. approximately May 1921 I'm nobody's baby Green Brothers' Novelty Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 8434-8436 10-in. approximately July 1922 Louisian' Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick 11178-11181 10-in. 8/13/1923 Cinderella blues Cinderella Roof Orchestra ; Herb Wiedoeft Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick LAE266 10-in. 9/6/1928 Cinderella blues Jesse Stafford Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick A61-A63 10-in. 5/11/1924 Low down and hot Cinderella Roof Orchestra ; Herb Wiedoeft Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 7475 10-in. 8/3/1920 Gra-na-da Harry Raderman's Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 7607 10-in. 10/29/1920 Cuban moon Lenzberg's Riverside Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Spencer, Norman," accessed November 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105225.

Spencer, Norman. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105225.

"Spencer, Norman." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105225

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