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Walter Van Brunt

Walter Van Brunt (22 April 1892 – 11 April 1971) was an American tenor known initially for his recordings on Thomas Alva Edison's Blue Amberol Records and later for his role in a scandal involving a stage name and case of adultery.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 22, 1892, Died April 11, 1971

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, lyricist, composer, vocalist, songwriter, speaker

See Also: Scanlon, Walter

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 101-125 of 596 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-53509 10-in. 5/23/1929 Oh! Baby what a night Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlon Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-53510 10-in. 5/23/1929 In old Tia Juana Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlon Male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-62309 12-in. 5/24/1930 Special radio exploitation experimental record Milt Francis ; Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlon [i.e., Walter Van Brunt] Male vocal trio, with piano and announcing vocalist, tenor vocal, composer  
Victor MS-75593 16-in. 3/30/1933 Comrades Billy Murray ; Walter Scanlan Radio transcription disc : Male vocal duet, with guitar, talking, and dubbed recording vocalist, tenor vocal, speaker  
Victor BVE-Test-137 10-in. 10/4/1928 Twelve o'clock waltz Billy Murray ; Walter Van Brunt Male vocal duet, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-Test-138 10-in. 10/4/1928 Were you ever in Ireland? Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 4066 10-in. ca. Jan.-May 1909 I'm looking for a sweetheart and I think you'll do Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 4108 10-in. ca. Jan.-Aug. 1909 You've got me goin', kid Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 4176 10-in. between 1909 and January 1910 I'm glad I'm a boy Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 4561 10-in. ca. Jan.-Oct. 1910 Come along my Mandy Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 4664 10-in. between January and September 1910 Any little girl, that's a nice little girl, is the right little girl for me Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 4920 10-in. ca. 1910 Kid, you've got some eyes Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 4999 10-in. approximately 1910 Cutey who tied your tie? Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19171 10-in. 12/22/1910 Since I fell in love with Mary Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19227 10-in. 2/7/1911 It's got to be someone I love Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19259 10-in. 3/10/1911 That was before I met you Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19284 10-in. 4/5/1911 All alone Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19359 10-in. 5/11/1911 Who are you with to-night? Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19363 10-in. 5/12/1911 Hannah, won't you smile a while on me? Elise Stevenson ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19401 10-in. 6/9/1911 It's nice to be nice, to a nice little girl like you Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19444 10-in. 7/7/1911 You'll do the same thing over again Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19515 10-in. 8/2/1911 Knock wood Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19547 10-in. 9/1/1911 After the honeymoon Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19594 10-in. 10/9/1911 When Sunday rolls around Ada Jones ; Walter Van Brunt Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia 19632 10-in. 11/1/1911 One o'clock in the morning Walter Van Brunt Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 101-125 of 596 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Van Brunt, Walter," accessed June 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106543.

Van Brunt, Walter. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106543.

"Van Brunt, Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 June 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106543

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