Charles Gaynor

Charles Beauclerk Gaynor (born April 3, 1907, Boston, Massachusetts – December 18, 1975, Washington, D.C.) was an American musical composer. His revues include Lend an Ear (1948) and Show Girl (1961), and he contributed songs to the 1973 revival of Irene, and the London production Sweeter and Lower.

Gene Kelly had his first position as a choreographer with the Charles Gaynor musical revue Hold Your Hats at the Pittsburgh Playhouse in April 1938.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 3rd, 1909 (Boston), Died December 18th, 1975 (Washington, D.C.)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E27238 10-in. 4/2/1928 Blow on your horn Barbary Coast Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) songwriter  
Brunswick E27239 10-in. 4/2/1928 Our little boat Barbary Coast Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gaynor, Charles," accessed October 20, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105938.

Gaynor, Charles. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105938.

"Gaynor, Charles." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 20 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105938

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