Harry Akst

Harry Akst (August 15, 1894 – March 31, 1963) was an American songwriter, who started out his career as a pianist in vaudeville accompanying singers such as Nora Bayes, Frank Fay and Al Jolson.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1894 (New York City), Died 1963 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1949

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

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Recordings (Results 201-225 of 499 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W141818 10-in. 3/18/1926 Georgianna Singing Sophomores Male vocal quartet, with piano composer  
Columbia W141829 10-in. 3/19/1926 Here comes Malinda Little Ramblers Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 141838 10-in. 3/23/1926 Georgianna Arthur Fields ; University Six Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W142372 10-in. 7/8/1926 Baby face Ipana Troubadours ; Lewis James ; Sam Lanin Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 142382 10-in. 7/10/1926 Baby face Arthur Fields ; Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 142850 10-in. 10/21/1926 Baby face Honey Duke and his Uke Male vocal solo, with ukulele composer  
Columbia 142861 10-in. 10/22/1926 If I'd only believed in you Broadway Bellhops ; Irving Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W142871 10-in. 10/25/1926 My baby knows how California Ramblers ; Frank Harris Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W142873 10-in. 10/25/1926 If I'd only believed in you Charles Kaley ; Radiolites Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 142899 10-in. 11/1/1926 My baby knows how Arthur Fields ; University Six Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 142901 10-in. 11/1/1926 Lonely eyes University Six Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W142919 10-in. 11/5/1926 My baby knows how Charles Kaley Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Columbia W142921 10-in. 11/6/1926 I've lost all my love for you Kenneth Casey Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W142933 10-in. 11/13/1926 Baby face Charles Kaley Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia W142936 10-in. 11/16/1926 There's a little white house Charles Kaley ; Radiolites Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 142944 10-in. 11/18/1926 I love the moonlight Frank Bessinger ; Broadway Bellhops Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W142976 10-in. 12/1/1926 Lonely eyes Al Handler Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Columbia W142977 10-in. 12/1/1926 Oh how she could play a ukulele Alamo Cafe Orchestra ; Al Handler ; Rick and Snyder Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Columbia W142991 10-in. 12/4/1926 There's a little white house (Where the red, red roses grow) Ford and Glenn Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Columbia W143014 10-in. 11/2/1926 Sweetie pie Warner's Seven Aces Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 143157 10-in. 11/29/1926 I've lost all my love for you Joe Davis Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 143187 10-in. 12/15/1926 There's a little white house (Where the red, red roses grow) Bar Harbor Society Orchestra [Selvin's Orchestra] ; John Ryan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W143190 10-in. 12/16/1926 I love the moonlight Artie Dunn ; Sammy Fain ; Fred Rich Hotel Astor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Columbia 143199 10-in. 12/20/1926 My little bunch of happiness Irving Kaufman ; Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 143223 10-in. 12/27/1926 My little bunch of happiness Tom and Jerry Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
(Results 201-225 of 499 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Akst, Harry," accessed December 9, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105691.

Akst, Harry. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 9, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105691.

"Akst, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 9 December 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105691

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