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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 15, 1910 (London), Died August 23, 1990 (Burbank)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, leader, songwriter, director

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 36 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-4810 10-in. 9/16/1907 Shoulder arms march Arthur Pryor's Band Band composer  
Victor E-4810 8-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 composer, leader  
Victor BS-77039 10-in. 9/29/1933 Jig-saw rhythm Dave Rose Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Victor BS-77040 10-in. 9/29/1933 Jamboree Dave Rose Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
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-049976 10-in. 8/5/1940 Moon over Burma Lou Bring ; Dorothy Lamour Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-049977 10-in. 8/5/1940 There's danger in your eyes, chérie! Lou Bring ; Dorothy Lamour Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-049978 10-in. 8/5/1940 I'm getting sentimental over you Lou Bring ; Dorothy Lamour Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor PBS-049979 10-in. 8/5/1940 Mexican magic Lou Bring ; Dorothy Lamour Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-060960 10-in. 3/4/1941 Feed the kitty Bob Chester Orchestra ; Betty Bradley Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-067824 10-in. 9/10/1941 Harlem confusion Bob Chester Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-067827 10-in. 9/10/1941 From Maine to California Bob Chester Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-068048 10-in. 10/28/1941 Harlem confusion Bob Chester Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-071406 10-in. 9/25/1941 From Maine to California Bob Chester Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor PBS-072193 10-in. 3/12/1942 Poinciana (Song of the tree) David Rose Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
(Results 1-25 of 36 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rose, David," accessed January 25, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105423.

Rose, David. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 25, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105423.

"Rose, David." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 25 January 2022.

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

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