Oscar Hemberg

Olof Oscar Hemberg (26 July 1881 – 14 May 1944) was a Swedish newspaper editor, writer and film producer. He has been credited with writing 21 films and producing eight films. Hemberg is best known for writing many screenplays for the director Schamyl Bauman including Witches' Night (1937) starring Gösta Ekman, På Solsidan for Gustaf Molander, starring Ingrid Bergman, and The Girls' Alfred (1935) for Edvin Adolphson, starring Sture Lagerwall. He also wrote the screenplay for the Danish film Idag Begynder Livet for Lau Lauritzen Jr. and Alice O'Fredericks. Furthermore, Hemberg produced several films for Gustaf Molander, including Paresiennes, and His English Wife, as well as Bara en danserska by Olof Molander.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 26th, 1881 (Q10728506), Died May 14th, 1944 (Gustav Vasa parish)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-18464 10-in. 9/26/1916 Kvinnsvisan Charles G. Widdén Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 58106 10-in. approximately March 1917 Kvinnsvisan Oscar Hemberg ; Charles G. Widdén Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Gramophone 0SB781 10-in. before 2/13/1939 Styrman Karlssons hambo "Alla Tiders" Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hemberg, Oscar," accessed October 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108253.

Hemberg, Oscar. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108253.

"Hemberg, Oscar." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 October 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108253


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