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 11, 1887 (Philadelphia), Died January 19, 1955 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1946

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

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Recordings (Results 51-75 of 145 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBVE-68329 10-in. 10/29/1931 Lies Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Dave Marshall Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor PBVE-68330 10-in. 10/29/1931 Put your little arms around me Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Loyce Whiteman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal trio director, songwriter  
Victor PBVE-68359 10-in. 5/11/1932 Goodnight, my love Donald Novis Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor PBS-68421 10-in. 2/2/1933 If you don't want to be sweethearts Meri Bell ; Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo leader  
Victor PBS-68422 10-in. 2/2/1933 Love is a dream Gus Arnheim Orchestra ; Bud Struck Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor PBS-68423 10-in. 2/2/1933 Love in the moonlight (For me) Gus Arnheim Orchestra ; Loyce Whiteman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo leader  
Victor PBS-68424 10-in. 2/2/1933 Suzanne Gus Arnheim Orchestra ; The Three Rhythm Boys Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
Victor BRC-70224 10-in. 9/9/1931 Sweet and lovely Russ Columbo Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor LBRC-71762 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 7/1/1932 Missouri waltz Buddy Clark ; Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BRC-71765 10-in. 7/2/1932 Evening Buddy Clark ; Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BRC-71766 10-in. 7/2/1932 It might have been you Meri Bell ; Gus Arnheim Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist, leader  
Victor BRC-72275 10-in. 4/13/1932 Goodnight, my love Jack Denny ; June Pursell ; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-72277 10-in. 4/13/1932 Buenas noches, amor mío Jack Denny ; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor PB-20 10-in. 6/13/1924 Mandalay Art Hickman's Orchestra ; Earl Burtnett Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-030157 10-in. 11/23/1938 I cried for you Jayne Dover ; Van Alexander Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-030301 10-in. 11/22/1938 I cried for you Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Kathleen Lane Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-030776 10-in. 12/29/1938 I cried for you Benny Goodman Quintet Jazz/dance quintet composer  
Victor BS-035322 10-in. 3/21/1939 I cried for you Kate Smith Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor PD6VB-2525 10-in. 7/24/1946 It must be true Mary Lou Williams' Girl Stars ; Mary Lou Williams Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance quintet lyricist  
Columbia 79855 10-in. 5/23/1921 One kiss Happy Six Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 80833 10-in. 2/2/1923 Apple sauce Columbians Dance Orchestra De Luxe Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 80836 10-in. 2/5/1923 Peggy dear Happy Six Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia 81037 10-in. 5/28/1923 I cried for you Columbians Dance Orchestra De Luxe Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81807 10-in. 6/5/1924 Mandalay Hotel Alamac Orchestra ; Paul Specht Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia 81896 10-in. 8/6/1924 Mandalay Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
(Results 51-75 of 145 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Arnheim, Gus," accessed February 7, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106689.

Arnheim, Gus. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 7, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106689.

"Arnheim, Gus." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 7 February 2023.

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

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