Frank DeVol

Frank Denny De Vol (September 20, 1911 – October 27, 1999) was an American actor, and using the name De Vol was an arranger and composer. As a composer he was nominated for four Academy Awards.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 20th, 1911 (Moundsville), Died October 27th, 1999 (Lafayette)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-063318 10-in. 3/31/1941 Friendly tavern polka Maury Cross ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble composer  
Decca 87531 3/11/1955 Have you ever been lonely? Jaye P. Morgan leader  
Decca 87532 3/11/1955 Life was made for living Jaye P. Morgan leader  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "DeVol, Frank," accessed January 21, 2021,

DeVol, Frank. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 21, 2021, from

"DeVol, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 January 2021.

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