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), Died January 1st, 1967

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1940

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

Recordings (Results 226-239 of 239 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 19098 10-in. 3/13/1929 I'm "ka-razy" for you Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with ukulele and piano songwriter  
Edison 19342 10-in. 8/13/1929 One sweet kiss Phil Spitalny's Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal duet songwriter  
Edison N-126 10-in. 3/6/1928 Back in your own back yard Walter Scanlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Edison N-294 10-in. 6/7/1928 Giggling Gertie Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Edison N-516 10-in. 10/18/1928 There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder California Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Edison N-735 10-in. 2/13/1929 The spell of the blues Al Friedman Orchestra ; Tommy Weir Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Edison N-789 10-in. 3/13/1929 I'm "ka-razy" for you Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with ukulele and piano songwriter  
Edison N-1069 10-in. 8/13/1929 One sweet kiss Phil Spitalny's Music Jazz/dance band, with female vocal duet songwriter  
Vocalion E2366-E2368½ 10-in. 6/21/1927 Me and my shadow Victor Arden ; Phil Ohman Piano duet, with orchestra composer  
Vocalion E3795-E3796 10-in. 9/17/1926 I want to be known as Susie’s “feller” Harry Richman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Vocalion E3828-E3829 10-in. 9/24/1926 I want to be known as Susie’s “feller” Harry Richman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Vocalion E4064-E4065 10-in. 11/11/1926 I want to be known as Susie's "feller" Seger Ellis Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Vocalion E6219-E6221 10-in. 7/18/1927 Me and my shadow Jay’s Chelsea Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Vocalion E7190-E7191 10-in. 3/5/1928 Golden Gate Milt Shaw Detroiters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 226-239 of 239 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dreyer, Dave," accessed April 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

Dreyer, Dave. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

"Dreyer, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 April 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736

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