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 1894 (Brooklyn), Died 1967

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1916 - 1947

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

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Recordings (Results 251-259 of 259 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
Plaza/ARC 8292 10-in. 11/2/1928 There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder Ed Kirkeby Orchestra ; Irving Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor (Canada) [ViC cat 263589-B] 10-in. May 1929 or earlier Feux d'arc-en-ciel Lucien Laurenzo Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Vocalion 22283 10-in. 1/12/1938 Back in your own backyard Billie Holiday Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia (U.K.) WL1737 10-in. June 16 or 17 1929 Mon arc-en-ciel Georges van Parys ; Jean Sorbier Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
(Results 251-259 of 259 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dreyer, Dave," accessed June 14, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

Dreyer, Dave. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

"Dreyer, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 June 2024.

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

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