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 101-125 of 145 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|OKeh||W402258||10-in.||1/24/1929||I'll get by (As long as I have you)||Gus Arnheim ; Cocoanut Grove Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||leader|
|OKeh||W404832||10-in.||1/27/1931||It must be true||Ed Kirkeby Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Brunswick||B91-B94||10-in.||9/8/1924||Eight ’till late||Californians ; Abe Lyman||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Brunswick||B99-B100||10-in.||9/9/1924||Could you care for me||Californians ; Abe Lyman||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||6417-6419||10-in.||approximately Sept. 1921||One kiss||Selvin’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||9950-9951||10-in.||2/20/1923||Peggy, dear||Carl Fenton’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with whistling||songwriter|
|Brunswick||10162-10165||10-in.||3/22/1923||Apple sauce||Benny Krueger’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Brunswick||10771-10773||10-in.||5/29/1923||I cried for you||Benny Krueger’s Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||11108-11110||10-in.||8/1/1923||I don’t want you to cry over me||Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Brunswick||11155-11157||10-in.||8/7/1923||I don’t want you to cry over me||Marion Harris||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Brunswick||11465-11467||10-in.||9/28/1923||I don't want you to cry over me||Marion Harris||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Brunswick||13446-13449||10-in.||6/30/1924||Cocoanut trot||Californians ; Abe Lyman||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Brunswick||13472-13474||10-in.||7/2/1924||Mandalay||Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra ; Al Jolson||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||13524-13527||10-in.||7/11/1924||The cocoanut trot||Californians ; Abe Lyman||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Brunswick||13551-13554||10-in.||7/16/1924||I want you back, old pal||Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||13576-13579||10-in.||7/21/1924||Romany days||Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||13766-13768||10-in.||9/11/1924||Could you care for me?||Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||E35163||10-in.||1/15/1931||It must be true||Chester Gaylord||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E35165||10-in.||1/15/1931||It must be true||Sleepy Hall and his Collegians [Brunswick Studio Orchestra]||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E36984||10-in.||7/21/1931||Sweet and lovely||Ed Kirkeby Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E37005||10-in.||8/4/1931||Sweet and lovely||Ben Bernie Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E37156||10-in.||9/14/1931||Sweet and lovely||Bing Crosby||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E37232||10-in.||9/30/1931||Was it wrong?||Snooks Hotel Paramount Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E37249||10-in.||10/9/1931||Sweet and lovely||Artie Dunn ; Les Reis||Male vocal duet, with piano-accordion and celeste||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E37264||10-in.||10/20/1931||Chances are||Will Osborne and his Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
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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