Oscar Levant

Oscar Levant (December 27, 1906 – August 14, 1972) was an American concert pianist, composer, music conductor, author, radio game show panellist, television talk show host, comedian and actor. He was as famous for his mordant character and witticisms, on the radio and in movies and television, as for his music.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 26, 1906 (Pittsburgh), Died August 14, 1972 (Beverly Hills)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1948

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 76-100 of 110 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 18924 10-in. 12/6/1928 If you want the rainbow (You must have the rain) Duke Yellman Orchestra ; Happy Jack Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison N-617 10-in. 12/6/1928 If you want the rainbow (You must have the rain) Duke Yellman Orchestra ; Happy Jack Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Edison N-1058 10-in. 8/5/1929 My dream memory The Frohne Sisters ; Waldo Mayo Ensemble Instrumental ensemble, with female vocal quartet composer  
Decca 104447 3/25/1948 Easter parade Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 104815 4/22/1948 Alexander's ragtime band Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 106032 3/18/1948 Margie Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 106033 4/8/1948 Whispering Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 106034 10/30/1947 Peg o' my heart Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 106038 4/15/1948 Chinatown my Chinatown Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 106039 1/22/1948 What' ll I do Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 106042 1/22/1948 Hannah in savannah Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 107879 3/25/1948 Baby face Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110494 12/25/1947 Rock-a-bye your baby with a Dixie melody Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110495 12/25/1947 I can't give you anything but love Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110496 4/8/1948 At the Candlelight Cafe Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110497 4/8/1948 In the good old summertime Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110498 3/25/1948 Shine on, harvest moon Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110499 4/22/1948 Hot time in the old town tonight Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110500 3/18/1948 When Irish eyes are smiling Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110501 3/18/1948 Medley: Schubert's serenade ; Oh, how I miss you tonight ; I'm always chasing rainbows ; Till the end of time ; The anniversary song Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110502 3/18/1948 Ramona Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110503 2/5/1948 Mary's a grand old name Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110504 2/5/1948 Maxim's Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110505 4/15/1948 All alone Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 110506 9/30/1948 Poor butterfly Al Jolson instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 76-100 of 110 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Levant, Oscar," accessed December 2, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108664.

Levant, Oscar. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108664.

"Levant, Oscar." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 2 December 2022.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108664

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