Karl Hajos

Karl Hajos (January 28, 1889 – February 1, 1950) was a Hungarian composer who worked on many film scores. Born in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Hajos emigrated to the United States in 1924 and worked in Hollywood. Beginning in the late silent era, he worked on over a hundred films with a variety of directors and studios. He was one of nine composers employed on the 1931 western Fighting Caravans. In 1934 he worked on Cecil B. Demille's thriller Four Frightened People.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 28th, 1889 (Budapest), Died February 1st, 1950 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, arranger

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-32460 10-in. 4/22/1925 The magic of moonlight is love Hope Hampton Female vocal solo, with piano arranger  
Victor B-32463 10-in. 4/22/1925 I hear love call me Hope Hampton Female vocal solo, with piano arranger  
Victor BVE-46966 10-in. 8/30/1928 Beggars of life The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet composer  
Victor BVE-47505 10-in. 9/12/1928 Sunbeams Johnny Johnson ; Statler Pennsylvanians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-90318 10-in. 7/22/1935 My other me Lee Bennett ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 146956 10-in. 9/5/1928 Beggars of life Bar Harbor Society Orchestra ; Irving Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W401144 10-in. 9/25/1928 Beggars of life Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh W401162 10-in. 9/28/1928 Beggars of life Lou Gold Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E28090 10-in. 8/15/1928 Sunbeams bring dreams of you Francis Luther Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Brunswick E28319 10-in. 9/27/1928 Beggars of life Scrappy Lambert Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hajos, Karl," accessed October 29, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106733.

Hajos, Karl. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 29, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106733.

"Hajos, Karl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 29 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106733

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