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 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  
(Results 101-125 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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