Brooks Bowman

Brooks Bowman (October 21, 1913 – October 17, 1937) composed the song "East of the Sun (and West of the Moon)" which has become a jazz standard.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 21, 1913, Died October 17, 1937 (New York State Route 403)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-85511 10-in. 2/25/1935 Love and a dime Fritz Heilbron ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-88979 10-in. 5/28/1935 East of the sun (And west of the moon) Carl Ravazza ; Tom Coakley Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-89368 10-in. 3/22/1935 Love and a dime Bill Barry Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-95034 10-in. 9/14/1935 Will love find a way? Dolly Dawn ; George Hall ; Hotel Taft Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-95655 10-in. 10/24/1935 Will love find a way Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-98391 10-in. 12/21/1935 Love will live on Buddy Gately ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-98392 10-in. 12/21/1935 Then I shan't love you any more Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-048939 10-in. 4/23/1940 East of the sun (and west of the moon) Tommy Dorsey ; Sentimentalists Jazz/dance octet, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble composer  
Victor D7VB-0543 10-in. 5/15/1947 East of the sun and west of the moon Delta Rhythm Boys Male vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bowman, Brooks," accessed January 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108162.

Bowman, Brooks. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108162.

"Bowman, Brooks." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 January 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108162

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