Roy Webb (né Royden Denslow Webb; October 3, 1888 – December 10, 1982) was an American film music composer.
Webb has hundreds of film music credits to his name, mainly with RKO Pictures. He is best known for film noir and horror film scores, in particular for the films of Val Lewton.
Birth and Death Data: Born October 3rd, 1888 (New York City), Died Santa Monica
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1947
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, conductor
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-13559||10-in.||7/10/1913||When dreams come true||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||CVE-36915||12-in.||11/9/1926||Music for bootblack act||Fred Stone||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||conductor|
|Victor||BS-051371||10-in.||7/3/1940||Roar, lion, roar||All-American Glee Club ; Emile Coté||Male vocal chorus||composer|
|Columbia||38951||10-in.||7/16/1913||When dreams come true||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Edison||6156||10-in.||between 5/1/1918 and 5/7/1918||Scotch fantasia||Dorothy Hoyle||Violin solo, with piano||composer|
|Decca||L 4789||12/30/1947||Foolish pride||Robert Mitchum||composer|
|Decca||L 4790||12/30/1947||Just like me-1||Robert Mitchum||composer|
|Decca||L 4791||12/30/1947||Rachel||Robert Mitchum||composer|
|Decca||L 4792||12/30/1947||Summer song||Robert Mitchum||composer|
|Decca||L 4793||12/30/1947||O-he-o-hi-o-ho||Robert Mitchum||composer|
|Decca||L 4794||12/30/1947||Tall dark stranger||Robert Mitchum||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Webb, Roy," accessed October 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105752.
Webb, Roy. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105752.
"Webb, Roy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 October 2020.
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