Dave Dreyer

Dave Dreyer (September 22, 1894 in Brooklyn, New York – March 1, 1967 in New York City) was an American composer and pianist.

He started off as a pianist with vaudeville greats such as Al Jolson, Sophie Tucker, Belle Baker, and Frank Fay. In 1923 he worked for the Irving Berlin Music Company. While there, he worked numerous film scores. He later became the head of the music department of RKO Radio. He left the Music Company in 1947.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1894 (Brooklyn)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, lyricist, piano

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 227 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor C-18337 12-in. 9/8/1916 She is the sunshine of Virginia Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-21939 10-in. 5/29/1918 When I send you a picture of Berlin (You'll know it's over 'over there,' I'm coming home) Arthur Fields ; Peerless Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor B-22440 10-in. 11/29/1918 When you get back to Illinois Marion Harris Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-29296 10-in. 1/17/1924 If the rest of the world don't want you (Go back to Mother and Dad) Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-30593 10-in. 8/19/1924 When I was the dandy and you were the belle Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-30666 10-in. 8/22/1924 When I was the dandy and you were the belle Billy Murray ; Aileen Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-33306 10-in. 8/13/1925 Cecilia Johnny Hamp ; Kentucky Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-33383 10-in. 9/15/1925 Cecilia Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-36388 10-in. 10/5/1926 I just wanna be known as Susie's feller Phil Spitalny Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-36434 10-in. 9/29/1926 I want to be known as Susie's feller Charles J. Correll ; Freeman F. Gosden Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-38399 10-in. 5/12/1927 Me and my shadow Johnny Marvin ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-38702 10-in. 4/28/1927 Where the wild, wild flowers grow Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-38703 10-in. 4/28/1927 Rosy cheeks Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-38704 10-in. 4/28/1927 Me and my shadow Whispering Jack Smith Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-39107 10-in. 8/24/1927 Me and my shadow Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-39234 10-in. 6/9/1927 Me and my shadow Eddie Peabody Banjo solo, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-41195 10-in. 12/21/1927 Four walls Johnny Johnson ; Statler Pennsylvanians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-41471 10-in. 1/28/1928 Back in your own back yard Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-41536 10-in. 1/10/1928 Back in your own back yard Frank Crumit Male vocal solo, with violin, saxophone, and piano composer  
Victor BVE-41567 10-in. 1/20/1928 Four walls Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor PBVE-42001 10-in. 2/13/1928 Golden Gate Horace Heidt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Victor BVE-43305 10-in. 3/1/1928 Back in your own back yard Harry Richman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-43501 10-in. 3/26/1928 Good-bye Broadway, hello Montreal The Happiness Boys Male vocal duet, with piano composer  
Victor BVE-43676 10-in. 4/27/1928 Back in your own back yard Cooper Lawley ; Harold Yates Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-43697 10-in. 5/2/1928 Golden Gate Johnny Marvin Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
(Results 1-25 of 227 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dreyer, Dave," accessed October 22, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

Dreyer, Dave. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 22, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

"Dreyer, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 22 October 2020.

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