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 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  
(Results 26-50 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.

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