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Harry Bluestone

Harry Bluestone (September 30, 1907 – December 22, 1992) was a British violinist who composed music for TV and Movie. He was prolific and worked mainly on composing with Emil Cadkin. Earlier on, he was a violinist and freelanced on radio in the 1930s with Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman and the Dorsey Brothers. Some of his compositions were also featured on APM Music. He retired in 1987 and died of tuberculosis in Studio City, California on December 23, 1992.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 30th, 1907 (England), Died December 22nd, 1992

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1955

Roles Represented in DAHR: violin

Recordings (Results 26-37 of 37 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-072044 10-in. 1/19/1942 The song is you Frank Sinatra ; Axel Stordahl Male vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Victor PBS-072045 10-in. 1/19/1942 Night and day Frank Sinatra ; Axel Stordahl Male vocal solo, with orchestra instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 1412 10-in. 8/16/1938 Am I blue? Harry Bluestone instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 1413 10-in. 8/16/1938 Kiddin' on the strings Harry Bluestone instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 1414 10-in. 8/16/1938 Gymnastics Harry Bluestone instrumentalist, violin  
Decca DLA 1415 10-in. 8/16/1938 I never knew Harry Bluestone instrumentalist, violin  
Decca L 6034 2/2/1951 Sentimental music Bing Crosby instrumentalist, violin  
Decca L 6035 2/2/1951 Silver moon Bing Crosby instrumentalist, violin  
Decca L 8219 3/8/1955 Give a little whistle Cliff Edwards instrumentalist, violin  
Decca L 8220 3/8/1955 Jiminy cricket Cliff Edwards instrumentalist, violin  
Decca L 8221 3/8/1955 The bird and the cricket and the willow tree-1 Cliff Edwards instrumentalist, violin  
Decca L 8222 3/4/1955 When you wish upon a star-1, 2 Cliff Edwards instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 26-37 of 37 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bluestone, Harry," accessed November 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106938.

Bluestone, Harry. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106938.

"Bluestone, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 November 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106938

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