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 26-50 of 239 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BVE-45801||10-in.||6/19/1928||Giggling Gertie||The Happiness Boys||Male vocal duet, with piano||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-46142||10-in.||8/21/1928||Flower of love||Ted Weems Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with vocal chorus||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-46354||10-in.||8/9/1928||There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder||All Star Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-46979||10-in.||9/5/1928||What a night for spooning||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-47487||10-in.||9/23/1928||Just a sweetheart||Lewis James ; Shilkret's Rhyth-Melodists||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-47562||10-in.||9/25/1928||There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder||Sam Coslow||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-47774||10-in.||10/22/1928||Pals just pals||Melody Three||Male vocal trio, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-47784||10-in.||10/25/1928||Just a sweetheart||Frank Munn ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra||Orchestra, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-47861||10-in.||10/23/1928||Que noche de amores||José Bohr||Male vocal solo, with violin, cornet, and piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-48130||10-in.||11/7/1928||There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-48499||10-in.||12/20/1928||The spell of the blues||Sam Coslow ; High Hatters||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-48620||10-in.||11/23/1928||There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder||McKinney's Cotton Pickers||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-49633||10-in.||1/10/1929||The spell of the blues||Frederick Vettel||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Victor||BVE-50547||10-in.||3/16/1929||I'm ka-razy for you||Horace Heidt Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio (takes 1-4); with male vocal solo (takes 5-8)||composer|
|Victor||BVE-51669||10-in.||4/30/1929||I'm ka-razy for you||Belle Mann||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||BRC-53053||10-in.||4/23/1931||I "wanna" sing about you||Bert Lown Hotel Biltmore Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||songwriter|
|Victor||BRC-53089||10-in.||5/11/1931||You don't need glasses (to see I'm in love)||Walter Ashby ; Elly Bellare ; Snooks Friedman ; Ken Herlin ; Memphis Ramblers||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-53613||10-in.||5/13/1929||One sweet kiss||Paul Oliver [i.e., Frank Munn]||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-56737||10-in.||10/2/1929||A year from to-day||Leo Reisman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-57135||10-in.||11/6/1929||Hoosier hop||High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-57137||10-in.||11/6/1929||I'm following you!||High Hatters ; Leonard W. Joy ; Frank Luther||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-57260||10-in.||12/13/1929||I'm following you||Duncan Sisters||Female vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-57261||10-in.||12/13/1929||Hoosier hop||Duncan Sisters||Female vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-57972||10-in.||1/3/1930||It must be an old Spanish custom||Duncan Sisters||Female vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||BVE-57975||10-in.||1/4/1930||Hoosier hop||Duncan Sisters||Female vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble||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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