Gus Arnheim

Gus Arnheim (September 4, 1897 – January 19, 1955) was an American pianist and an early popular band leader. He is noted for writing several songs with his first hit being "I Cried for You" from 1923. He was most popular in the 1920s and 1930s. He also had a few small acting roles.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 11th, 1887 (Philadelphia), Died Los Angeles

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, director, leader, composer, piano, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 125 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-25701 10-in. 9/28/1921 One kiss Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-27230 10-in. 12/14/1922 Peggy dear Great White Way Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor B-27622 10-in. 2/26/1923 Apple sauce Virginians Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor B-28051 10-in. 6/5/1923 I cried for you (Now it's your turn to cry over me) The Collegians Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-28534 10-in. 9/5/1923 I cried for you (Now it's your turn to cry over me) Belle Baker Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-29958 12-in. 5/2/1924 Mandalay Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-30528 10-in. 7/23/1924 Mandalay Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-50836 10-in. 4/17/1929 Now I'm in love Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Buster Dees Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BVE-50837 10-in. 4/17/1929 Sleepy Valley Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BVE-50838 10-in. 4/17/1929 This is heaven Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor PBVE-50842 10-in. 4/19/1929 Sing a little love song Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor PBVE-50843 10-in. 4/19/1929 One sweet kiss Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor PBVE-50871 10-in. 4/28/1929 Hittin' the ceilin' Gus Arnheim ; Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor PBVE-50872 10-in. 4/28/1929 I'm feathering a nest Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor PBVE-50873 10-in. 4/28/1929 Sweetheart, where are you tonight Gus Arnheim ; Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor PBVE-50874 10-in. 4/28/1929 Singin' in the rain Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor BVE-53588 10-in. 6/27/1929 My dream memory Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-53589 10-in. 6/27/1929 Lovable and sweet Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor MVR-54587 16-in. 2/6/1930 Une nuit extravagante Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Re-recording from film, with orchestra director  
Victor MVR-54588 16-in. 2/6/1930 Une nuit extravagante Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Re-recording from film, with orchestra director  
Victor MVR-54589 16-in. 2/6/1930 Une nuit extravagante Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Re-recording from film, with orchestra director  
Victor PBVE-54730 10-in. 3/20/1930 All I want is just one Gus Arnheim Orchestra ; Fred MacMurray Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor PBVE-54731 10-in. 3/20/1930 Dancing to save your sole Emelyne Collier ; Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio and tap dancing director  
Victor PBVE-54834 10-in. 5/29/1930 I've gotta yen for you Ann Gray ; Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, director  
Victor PBVE-54835 10-in. 5/29/1930 A peach of a pair Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 125 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Arnheim, Gus," accessed October 31, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106689.

Arnheim, Gus. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 31, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106689.

"Arnheim, Gus." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 31 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106689

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