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Nathaniel Shilkret

Nathaniel Shilkret (December 25, 1889 – February 18, 1982) was an American composer, conductor, clarinetist, pianist, business executive, and music director.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 25, 1889 (New York City), Died February 18, 1982 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1771 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, director, piano, arranger, composer, organ, clarinet, celeste, session supervisor, songwriter, chimes, bells, lyricist, speaker, traps, pipe organ, whistling

Notes: Victor ledgers, 12/29/1919: Cikanoff and Kalkoff "to be listed as 'Vesely cikani' (translation: The jolly gypsies). Lab note: Mr. N. Schildkret [sic] plays clarinet under name of Josef Kalkoff."

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Recordings (Results 5476-5481 of 5481 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison N-792 10-in. 3/14/1929 Blue waters Jack Stillman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison N-807 10-in. 3/19/1929 Wipin' the pan Bernie Stevens Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison N-827 10-in. 3/29/1929 Lady divine Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison N-859 10-in. 4/17/1929 Some sweet day Vaughn De Leath ; Muriel Pollock Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Gramophone 0EA6390 10-in. 8/28/1938 Lonesome road Fats Waller Pipe organ solo composer  
Victor (Canada) [ViC cat 263558-A] 10-in. before 11/14/1928 Jeannine, au temps des lilas Georges Beauchemin Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio songwriter  
(Results 5476-5481 of 5481 records)


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Shilkret, Nathaniel," accessed January 30, 2023,

Shilkret, Nathaniel. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 30, 2023, from

"Shilkret, Nathaniel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 30 January 2023.

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