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James Van Heusen

James "Jimmy" Van Heusen (born Edward Chester Babcock; January 26, 1913 – February 6, 1990) was an American composer. He wrote songs for films, television and theater, and won an Emmy and four Academy Awards for Best Original Song.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 26th, 1913 (Syracuse), Died February 6th, 1990 (Rancho Mirage)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1946

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist, piano

Recordings (Results 76-82 of 82 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-068066 10-in. 11/3/1941 Humpty-Dumpty heart Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-068697 10-in. 12/22/1941 Absent minded moon Johnny McAfee ; Tony Pastor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-071703 10-in. 1/20/1942 Absent minded moon Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Fredda Gibson Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor D5VB-1145 10-in. 11/9/1945 Personality Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor D5VB-1147 10-in. 11/9/1945 Welcome to my dreams Dinah Shore Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E25000-E25003 10-in. 11/1/1927 Any time at all Herman Timberg and Company Violin and ukulele duet, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Decca L 3174 10-in. 7/2/1943 Duke the Spook Bing Crosby instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 76-82 of 82 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Van Heusen, Jimmy," accessed December 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105592.

Van Heusen, Jimmy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105592.

"Van Heusen, Jimmy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 December 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105592

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