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 were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
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|
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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