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 126-145 of 145 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Brunswick||Ch62-Ch64||10-in.||2/22/1924||In the land of shady palm trees||Isham Jones Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||C8156||10-in.||10/6/1931||Sweet and lovely||Lee Sims||Piano solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||Ch121-Ch123||10-in.||4/24/1924||In the land of shady palm trees||Isham Jones Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Brunswick||C8128-C8129||10-in.||9/27/1931||Was it wrong?||Isham Jones Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||songwriter|
|Brunswick||LAE902||10-in.||11/14/1930||It must be true||Earl Burtnett ; Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G)||lyricist|
|Brunswick||LAT909||10-in.||12/1/1930||It must be true||Happy Chappies||Male vocal duet||lyricist|
|Brunswick||LAT911||10-in.||12/3/1930||Today there’s no tomorrow||Bob Barker||Male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Brunswick||LA1038||10-in.||5/5/1931||I’m gonna get you||Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||LA1040||10-in.||5/5/1931||Has de ser mia||Orquesta de Abe Lyman||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Brunswick||LAT1172||12-in.||6/7/1931||Vacuum Oil program R, part 1||Gus Arnheim ; Ona Munson||Radio transcription disc : Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||leader|
|Brunswick||LAT1173||12-in.||6/7/1931||Vacuum Oil program R, part 2||Gus Arnheim ; Ona Munson||Radio transcription disc : Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||leader|
|Brunswick||LAT1174||12-in.||6/7/1931||Vacuum Oil program R, part 3||Gus Arnheim ; Ona Munson||Radio transcription disc : Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||leader|
|Brunswick||A135-A138||10-in.||5/28/1924||Mandalay||Californians ; Charles Kaley ; Abe Lyman||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||LA1030-LA1031||10-in.||4/22/1931||I’m gonna get you||Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G)||songwriter|
|Brunswick||1566bf||10-in.||1930||Cocote a Magala||Santos Carvalho ; Saladina Santos||Comic dialogue and vocal duet, with viola and guitar||songwriter|
|Brunswick||[Br cat 2796-B]||10-in.||9/11/1924||Something tells me that one is you||Abe Lyman’s California Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Edison||8088||10-in.||6/22/1921||One kiss||Conrad's Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Edison||8815||10-in.||1/10/1923||Peggy dear||Al Burt Dance Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Edison||9671||10-in.||8/9/1924||Mandalay||Harry Raderman's Dance Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Edison||10204||10-in.||2/13/1925||I want you back, old pal||Arthur Hall ; Merry Sparklers||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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