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 51-75 of 239 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-57976 10-in. 1/4/1930 I'm following you! Duncan Sisters Female vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-58612 10-in. 1/21/1930 I'm sailing on a sunbeam Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-58623 10-in. 1/24/1930 A year from today James Melton Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Victor CVE-59839 12-in. 3/19/1930 I'm following you Coca Cola Topnotchers Radio broadcast : Orchestra, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BVE-67498 10-in. 3/10/1931 Wabash moon Morton Downey Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter  
Victor BVE-67507 10-in. 2/18/1931 Wabash moon Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet songwriter  
Victor ABRC-68227 10-in. 6/10/1931 I "wanna" sing about you Clarence ("Henny") Hendrickson ; Louisville Serenaders Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BRC-69933 10-in. 6/15/1931 I'm keepin' company Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BRC-70228 10-in. 9/11/1931 Kissable baby Walter Ashby ; Elly Bellare ; Snooks Friedman ; Ken Herlin ; Memphis Ramblers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Victor BSHQ-73106 10-in. 7/13/1932 Songs for sale George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-75928 10-in. 7/10/1933 When the sweet magnolias bloom Lee Bennett ; Jan Garber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-76480 10-in. 6/20/1933 When the sweet magnolias bloom again Connecticut Yankees ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-77517 10-in. 8/21/1933 I couldn't tell them what to do Sonny South and the Collegians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBVE-309 10-in. 5/13/1927 Me and my shadow Eddie Peabody Banjo solo composer  
Victor BS-048100 10-in. 3/11/1940 Cecilia Dick Todd Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-048492 10-in. 4/1/1940 Cecilia Hal Derwin ; Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BRC-Test-468 10-in. 6/15/1931 Wabash moon Frances Langford Female vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor [Trial 1924-02-04-07] 10-in. 2/4/1924 More Ruth Roye Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1925-08-28-10] 10-in. 8/28/1925 That's my baby Frances Williams Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1925-09-10-01] 10-in. 9/10/1925 Cecilia Al. Wohlman Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1925-09-10-02] 10-in. 9/10/1925 McCarthy Al. Wohlman Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1925-11-19-03] 10-in. 11/19/1925 I wonder where my baby is tonight Esther Walker Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1925-11-19-04] 10-in. 11/19/1925 What makes me love you like I do Esther Walker Female vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1928-04-12-01] 10-in. 4/12/1928 Always Sid Silvers Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor [Trial 1928-04-12-02] 10-in. 4/12/1928 Golden Gate Sid Silvers Male vocal solo, with piano instrumentalist, piano, lyricist  
(Results 51-75 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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