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

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 author, speaker  
Victor B-22040 10-in. 6/25/1918 Cohen on his honeymoon Monroe Silver Comic monologue, unaccompanied author, speaker  
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 author, speaker  
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 author, speaker  
Victor B-25344 10-in. 6/13/1921 Irish home sweet home Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
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-31874 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 CVE-31875 12-in. 2/26/1925 A miniature concert "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 author, speaker  
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  
Victor BVE-36894 10-in. 11/2/1926 We're the Sunday drivers Billy Murray's Trio Male vocal trio, with piano vocalist  
Victor BVE-37827 10-in. 2/18/1927 Oh how we love our alma mater Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist  
Victor MVE-45280 16-in. 6/16/1928 Warming up : Prelude Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra, with voices and male vocal solo speaker  
Victor MVE-45281 16-in. 6/17/1928 Warming up Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with male vocal solo and voices (takes 1 and 2); with trombone solo and voices (take 3) speaker  
Victor MVE-46288 16-in. 7/30/1928 The sawdust paradise : Overture Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus, female vocal solo, and whistling vocalist  
Victor MVE-46289 16-in. 7/27/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus and soloists vocalist  
Victor MVE-46290 16-in. 7/28/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus vocalist  
Victor MVE-46291 16-in. 7/28/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus and female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor MVE-46292 16-in. 7/28/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus vocalist  
Victor MVE-46293 16-in. 7/30/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus and soloists vocalist  
Victor MVE-46294 16-in. 7/30/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with mixed vocal chorus, female vocal solo, and whistling vocalist  
Victor MVE-46295 16-in. 7/30/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with female vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus vocalist  
Victor MVE-46298 16-in. 7/30/1928 The sawdust paradise Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with female vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus vocalist  
Victor CVE-49077 12-in. 1/18/1929 Minstrel show of 1929 Victor Minstrels Minstrels, with orchestra speaker  
Victor CVE-49096 12-in. 1/28/1929 Minstrel show of 1929 Victor Minstrels Minstrels, with orchestra speaker  
Victor BS-030534 10-in. 12/5/1938 Cohen's new automobile Monroe Silver Comic monologue speaker, author  
Victor BS-030535 10-in. 12/5/1938 Cohen on the radio Monroe Silver Comic monologue, with sound effects speaker  
Victor BS-030536 10-in. 12/5/1938 Cohen talks about college Monroe Silver Comic monologue speaker  
Victor BS-030537 10-in. 12/5/1938 Cohen's troubles Monroe Silver Comic monologue speaker  
Victor BS-030538 10-in. 12/5/1938 Cohen's column Monroe Silver Comic monologue speaker  
Victor [Trial 1914-10-26-01] Not documented 10/26/1914 [Unknown title(s)] Monroe Silver Comic monologue speaker  
Victor [Trial 1918-06-19-01] Not documented 6/19/1918 [Hebrew monologue] Monroe Silver Comic monologue, unaccompanied speaker  
Victor [Trial 1918-06-25-02] Not documented 6/25/1918 Ike and Mike in camp Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Comic dialogue, unaccompanied speaker  
Victor [Trial 1919-04-07-05] Not documented 4/7/1919 Who put the ham in Abraham Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Trial 1919-04-07-06] Not documented 4/7/1919 Over there Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Trial 1919-04-07-07] Not documented 4/7/1919 Oh how I hate to get up in the morning Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Trial 1919-04-07-08] Not documented 4/7/1919 Kisses Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Trial 1919-04-07-09] Not documented 4/7/1919 In Pittsburg Pa. Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Trial 1919-04-07-10] Not documented 4/7/1919 Cohen at the piano Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Trial 1919-04-07-11] Not documented 4/7/1919 Cohen at the piano Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist  
Victor [Trial 1921-02-11-07] 10-in. 2/11/1921 Cohen at the opera, part 1 Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Comic dialogue speaker  
Victor [Trial 1924-10-30-03] 10-in. 10/30/1924 Mr. Goldberg's bridge Monroe Silver Male vocal solo and recitation vocalist  
Victor [Trial 1924-10-30-04] 10-in. 10/30/1924 Goldberg on the radio Monroe Silver Male vocal solo and recitation, unaccompanied vocalist  
Columbia W146877 10-in. 8/22/1928 Cohen in politics, part 1 Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Comic dialogue speaker  
Columbia W146880 10-in. 8/23/1928 Cohen in politics, part 2 Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Comic dialogue speaker  
Columbia W147022 10-in. 9/19/1928 Mike and Ike Billy Murray ; Monroe Silver Comic dialogue speaker  
OKeh S-7075 10-in. ca. Nov. 1919 Cohen talks about the ladies Monroe Silver Monologue author, speaker  
OKeh S-7076 10-in. ca. Nov. 1919 Cohen at the movies Monroe Silver Monologue author, speaker  
Edison 7132 10-in. 1/26/1920 Pittsburgh, Pa. Monroe Silver Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Edison 7154 10-in. 2/10/1920 Cohen on his honeymoon Monroe Silver Comic monologue speaker  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Silver, Monroe," accessed December 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106541.

Silver, Monroe. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106541.

"Silver, Monroe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 December 2021.

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

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