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David Rose

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

Recordings

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  

Citation

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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105423

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