Al Boasberg

Al Boasberg (December 5, 1891 – June 18, 1937) was an American comedy writer in vaudeville, radio, and film, as well as being a film director.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 5, 1891 (Buffalo), Died June 18, 1937 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, songwriter

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-55073 10-in. 7/3/1929 Until the end Charles Dornberger Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BVE-55643 10-in. 7/30/1929 Until the end Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist  
Victor BVE-57582 10-in. 12/5/1929 Until the end Frank Munn Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W148675 10-in. 6/8/1929 College days Campus Boys ; Ted Wallace Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and male vocal ensemble lyricist  
Columbia W148692 10-in. 6/12/1929 Until the end Fred Rich Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet lyricist  
Columbia 149128 10-in. 10/10/1929 Until the end Jerry Mason and his Californians [Selvin's Orchestra] ; Arthur Seelig Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E30366 10-in. July 1929 Until the end Nick Lucas Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano songwriter  
Brunswick C4020 10-in. 8/9/1929 Until the end The Ambassadors [Jay Richards Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with vocal lyricist  
Brunswick LAE530 10-in. 6/14/1929 Until the end Palace Hotel Orchestra ; Jesse Stafford Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo; without vocal (take G) songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Boasberg, Al," accessed October 1, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108734.

Boasberg, Al. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 1, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108734.

"Boasberg, Al." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 1 October 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108734

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