Philip Braham

Philip Braham (18 June 1881 – 2 May 1934) was an English composer of the early twentieth century, chiefly associated with theatrical work. From 1914, he composed music for such musicals and revues as Theodore & Co (1916) and London Calling! (1923), including several revues produced by André Charlot. His best-known song is "Limehouse Blues," which has been recorded by many artists. He wrote for film in the 1930s.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 18th, 1881, Died May 2nd, 1934

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-28595 10-in. 9/26/1923 Dancing honeymoon Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-29335 10-in. 1/22/1924 Limehouse blues Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-30056 10-in. 5/8/1924 Limehouse blues Marcia Freer Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-34343 10-in. 1/19/1926 No one's ever kissed me International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BRC-68237 10-in. 6/16/1931 Limehouse blues Cotton Club Orchestra ; Duke Ellington Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-76722 10-in. 7/11/1933 Lime house blues Joe Haymes Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-07382 10-in. 2/26/1937 Limehouse blues Vernon Geyer Organ solo composer  
Victor MBS-032317 10-in. before November 1939 Limehouse blues Conjunto Dupont Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-037734 10-in. 6/19/1939 Limehouse blues Wingy Manone Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-047078 10-in. 2/20/1940 Limehouse blues Larry Clinton Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-047605 10-in. 2/7/1940 Limehouse blues Curly Hicks ; Taproom Boys Washboard band composer  
Victor PBS-055484 10-in. 3/14/1941 Limehouse blues Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-067792 10-in. 9/13/1941 Limehouse blues New Orleans Feetwarmers Jazz/dance sextet composer  
Columbia 81550 10-in. 2/11/1924 Limehouse blues Columbians Dance Orchestra De Luxe Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W147416 10-in. 12/11/1928 Limehouse blues Ted Lewis and his Band Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-72061 10-in. 11/14/1923 Dancing honeymoon Eddie Elkins' Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-72410 10-in. Mar. 1924 Limehouse blues Harold Leonard ; Red Jackets Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 12667-12668 10-in. 3/10/1924 Limehouse blues Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick C1971 10-in. 5/24/1928 Limehouse blues Original Wolverines ; Richard Dick Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick XE27622 12-in. 5/31/1928 Limehouse blues Five Pennies ; Scrappy Lambert ; Red Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Edison 9378 10-in. 2/15/1924 Limehouse blues Atlantic Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Gramophone 0LA1062 10-in. 5/4/1936 Limehouse blues Stephane Grappelli ; Quintette du Hot Club de France ; Django Reinhardt Jazz/dance sextet composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Braham, Philip," accessed November 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107674.

Braham, Philip. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107674.

"Braham, Philip." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107674

Feedback

Send the Editors a message about this record.