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 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  
(Results 126-145 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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