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 26-50 of 65 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-50 of 65 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Silver, Monroe," accessed November 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106541.

Silver, Monroe. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106541.

"Silver, Monroe." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 November 2021.

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

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