Walter Schumann (October 8, 1913 – August 21, 1958) was an American composer for film, television, and the theater. His notable works include the score for The Night of the Hunter and the Dragnet Theme. (The Dragnet theme was lifted, inadvertently according to Schumann, from Miklós Rózsa's score from the 1946 film The Killers.)
Birth and Death Data: Born October 8, 1913 (New York City), Died August 21st, 1958 (Minneapolis)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1940
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||PBS-036158||10-in.||4/28/1939||Melancholy mood||Kenny Baker ; Nathaniel Finston||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||PBS-036294||10-in.||6/22/1939||Melancholy mood||Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Helen Forrest||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-041536||10-in.||8/10/1939||Melancholy mood||Delta Rhythm Band ; Claire Martin ; Bob Zurke||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BS-056139||10-in.||9/18/1940||There was a little girl||Mitchell Ayres ; Fashions-in-Music ; Mary Ann Mercer ; Tommy Taylor||Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet and vocal ensemble||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Schumann, Walter," accessed July 6, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106369.
Schumann, Walter. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 6, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106369.
"Schumann, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 6 July 2022.
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