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 76-100 of 145 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W151249 10-in. 1/28/1931 It must be true Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W151692 10-in. 7/17/1931 Sweet and lovely Carmen Lombardo ; Guy Lombardo ; Royal Canadians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W151841 10-in. 10/14/1931 Chances are Jack Teagarden Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W151855 10-in. 10/13/1931 Was it wrong? Anson Weeks Orchestra ; Don Raymond Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W152133 10-in. 3/16/1932 Goodnight, my love Kassels-in-the-Air Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W351081 10-in. 7/28/1931 Sweet and lovely Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W351104 10-in. 9/22/1931 Was it wrong? Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh 8641 10-in. June 1924 Mandalay Finzel's Arcadia Orchestra of Detroit Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-71273 10-in. Feb. 1923 Peggy dear Markel's Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-71414 10-in. Apr. 1923 Apple sauce Red Caps Jazz/dance band songwriter  
OKeh S-71599 10-in. June 1923 I cried for you (Now it's your turn to cry over me) Markel's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-72465 10-in. Apr. 1924 In the land of shady palm trees Nathan Glantz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-72740 10-in. Aug. 1924 Mandalay Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-72941 10-in. 10/28/1924 Romany days Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra ; Vincent Lopez Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh W400582 10-in. 4/12/1928 I can't do without you Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/ dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
OKeh W400583 10-in. 4/12/1928 If I can't have you (I want to be lonesome, I want to be blue) Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
OKeh W400584 10-in. 4/14/1928 Back in your own backyard Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W400585 10-in. 4/14/1928 Feelin' good Ambassador Hotel Orchestra ; Gus Arnheim Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio leader  
OKeh W402227 10-in. 1/10/1929 Everytime you smile Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W402228 10-in. 1/10/1929 Avalon Town Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W402229 10-in. 1/11/1929 My inspiration is you Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W402230 10-in. 1/11/1929 The song I love Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W402243 10-in. 1/17/1929 My troubles are over Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W402244 10-in. 1/17/1929 Glad rag doll Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
OKeh W402257 10-in. 1/24/1929 A love tale of Alsace Lorraine Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
(Results 76-100 of 145 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Arnheim, Gus," accessed February 2, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106689.

Arnheim, Gus. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 2, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106689.

"Arnheim, Gus." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 2 February 2023.

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