David Daniel Rose (June 15, 1910 – August 23, 1990) was an American songwriter, composer, arranger, pianist, and orchestra leader. His best known compositions were "The Stripper", "Holiday for Strings", and "Calypso Melody". He also wrote music for many television series, including It's a Great Life, The Tony Martin Show, Little House on the Prairie, Highway to Heaven, Bonanza, and Highway Patrol under the pseudonym "Ray Llewellyn." Rose's work as a composer for television programs earned him four Emmys. In addition, he was musical director for The Red Skelton Show during its 21-year run on the CBS and NBC networks. He was a member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia, the national fraternity for men in music.
Birth and Death Data: Born June 15th, 1910 (London), Died Burbank
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, leader, songwriter, director
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||E-4810||8-in.||9/16/1907||Shoulder arms march||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||B-4810||10-in.||9/16/1907||Shoulder arms march||Arthur Pryor's Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||BS-77034||10-in.||9/28/1933||Chinatown, my Chinatown||Hotcha Trio||Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||BS-77035||10-in.||9/28/1933||Sophisticated lady||Norman Gast ; David Rose||Instrumental duet||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||BS-77036||10-in.||9/28/1933||Dinah||Hotcha Trio ; Louis Prima||Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||BS-77038||10-in.||9/29/1933||Shadows||Dave Rose Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader, composer|
|Victor||BS-77039||10-in.||9/29/1933||Jig-saw rhythm||Dave Rose Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader, composer|
|Victor||BS-77040||10-in.||9/29/1933||Jamboree||Dave Rose Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer, leader|
|Victor||BS-78093||10-in.||10/5/1933||Break it down||Mills Blue Rhythm Band||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-84012||10-in.||8/18/1934||Itchola||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-86220||10-in.||11/20/1934||Plantation moods||Frankie Trumbauer’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||PBS-036149||10-in.||4/26/1939||Strange enchantment||Dorothy Lamour||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||PBS-036150||10-in.||4/26/1939||That sentimental sandwich||Dorothy Lamour||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||PBS-036151||10-in.||4/26/1939||The lamp is low||Lou Bring ; Dorothy Lamour||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||PBS-036152||10-in.||4/26/1939||The man I love||Lou Bring ; Dorothy Lamour||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||instrumentalist, piano|
|Victor||PBS-072193||10-in.||3/12/1942||Poinciana (Song of the tree)||David Rose Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||director|
|Victor||PBS-072194||10-in.||3/12/1942||Our waltz||David Rose Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader, composer|
|Victor||PBS-072195||10-in.||3/12/1942||Dance of the Spanish onion||David Rose Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||director, composer|
|Victor||PBS-072196||10-in.||3/12/1942||Holiday for strings||David Rose Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||leader, composer|
|Victor||BVE-Test-1012||10-in.||8/8/1930||Get happy||Ted Fiorito ; David Rose||Piano duet||instrumentalist, piano|
|Columbia||3538||10-in.||ca. 1906||We'll be sweethearts to the end||J. W. Myers||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||3781||10-in.||ca. 1907-Feb. 1908||Don't leave the old folks, Jennie||Harvey Hindermyer||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||W152456||10-in.||7/29/1933||I've got "it"||Jack Teagarden Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Columbia||W152457||10-in.||7/29/1933||Plantation moods||Jack Teagarden Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Columbia||W152458||10-in.||7/29/1933||Shake your hips||Jack Teagarden Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rose, David," accessed October 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105423.
Rose, David. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105423.
"Rose, David." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 October 2020.
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