Will Meisel

Will Meisel (17 September 1897 – 29 April 1967) was a German composer, who wrote more than fifty film scores during his career. He also wrote several operettas including A Friend So Lovely as You (1930) (Eine Freundin so goldig wie du).

Birth and Death Data: Born September 17th, 1897 (Neukölln), Died Müllheim

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-55677 10-in. 9/6/1929 Won't you give in? Arden-Ohman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison N-1112 10-in. 9/5/1929 Won't you give in? Lucky Strike Dance Orchestra ; B. A. Rolfe Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Gramophone 0RA3176 10-in. 8/31/1938 Weekend Glahé Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Meisel, Will," accessed October 30, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106104.

Meisel, Will. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 30, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106104.

"Meisel, Will." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 30 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106104


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