Monroe Silver

Monroe Silver (December 21, 1875 – May 3, 1947) was an American actor and singer who was also a comedian and monologist using a Jewish dialect-accent in his performances.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 21st, 1875, Died 1944

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, speaker, author

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 65 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-9820 10-in. 1/17/1911 That's Yiddisha love Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor B-9821 10-in. 1/17/1911 Abie, take an example from your fader Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor B-22039 10-in. 6/25/1918 Cohen gets married Monroe Silver Comic monologue, unaccompanied speaker, author  
Victor B-22040 10-in. 6/25/1918 Cohen on his honeymoon Monroe Silver Comic monologue, unaccompanied speaker, author  
Victor B-23021 10-in. 6/19/1919 Cohen at the picnic Monroe Silver Monologue, with traps speaker, author  
Victor B-23022 10-in. 6/19/1919 Cohen at the picnic Monroe Silver Monologue, with traps speaker, author  
Victor B-23498 10-in. 11/25/1919 Pittsburgh, Pa. Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor B-23499 10-in. 11/25/1919 Who put the ham in Abraham Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor B-25111 10-in. 3/22/1921 Rebecca (Come back from Mecca) Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with traps and orchestra vocalist  
Victor B-25331 10-in. 6/3/1921 Cohen takes his friend to the opera, part 1 Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Comic dialogue, with traps speaker, author  
Victor B-25332 10-in. 6/3/1921 Cohen takes his friend to the opera, part 2 Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Comic dialogue, with traps speaker, author  
Victor B-25344 10-in. 6/13/1921 Irish home sweet home Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor CVE-31874 12-in. 2/26/1925 A miniature concert "The Eight Popular Victor Artists" Vocal medley, with saxophone and piano speaker  
Victor C-31874 12-in. 2/26/1925 A miniature concert, part 1 "The Eight Popular Victor Artists" Vocal medley, with saxophone and piano speaker  
Victor CVE-31875 12-in. 2/26/1925 A miniature concert "The Eight Popular Victor Artists" Vocal medley, with saxophone and piano speaker  
Victor C-31875 12-in. 2/26/1925 A miniature concert, part 2 "The Eight Popular Victor Artists" Vocal medley, with saxophone and piano speaker  
Victor BVE-33309 10-in. 8/14/1925 Sonya (Yup, alay yup!) Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-33310 10-in. 8/14/1925 Becky (I ain't coming back no more) Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-33544 10-in. 10/7/1925 Jack the plumber Monroe Silver Monologue, unaccompanied speaker  
Victor BVE-33545 10-in. 10/7/1925 Cohen's troubles Monroe Silver Monologue, unaccompanied speaker, author  
Victor BVE-35167 10-in. 6/1/1926 I ate the boloney Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor BVE-35168 10-in. 6/1/1926 The lunatic's lullaby Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor BVE-35498 10-in. 6/30/1926 My dream of the big parade, part 1 Peerless Quartet Male vocal chorus, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor BVE-35499 10-in. 6/30/1926 My dream of the big parade Billy Murray ; Peerless Quartet Male vocal quintet, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor BVE-35700 10-in. 6/18/1926 I ate the boloney! Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 65 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Silver, Monroe," accessed June 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106541.

Silver, Monroe. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106541.

"Silver, Monroe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 June 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106541

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