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|
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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