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 76-100 of 239 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||46918||10-in.||7/17/1916||My country I hear you calling me||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||77833||10-in.||5/18/1918||When I send you a picture of Berlin||Arthur Fields ; Peerless Quartet||Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||78696||10-in.||9/26/1919||I never knew that I loved you (Until there was somebody else)||Lewis James||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||81280||10-in.||10/13/1923||Ko-ko-mo||Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||81418||10-in.||12/15/1923||If the rest of the world don't want you||Lewis James||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||81965||10-in.||8/29/1924||When I was the dandy and you were the belle||Joe Schenck||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||140075||10-in.||9/23/1924||When I was the dandy and you were the belle||California Ramblers||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||49696||12-in.||11/24/1919||Carolina sunshine||Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell ; Prince's Orchestra||Orchestra, with male vocal duet||composer|
|Columbia||W140732||10-in.||6/27/1925||Cecilia||Art Gillham||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||W140799||10-in.||7/31/1925||Cecilia||Sam Lanin Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||140828||10-in.||8/10/1925||Cecilia||Harmony Dance Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||142653||10-in.||9/20/1926||Susie's "feller"||Joe Candullo ; Everglades Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||142661||10-in.||9/21/1926||Susie's "feller"||Cliff Nazarro||Male vocal solo, with piano||lyricist|
|Columbia||W142731||10-in.||10/5/1926||Susie's "feller"||Harry Reser's Syncopators ; Tom Stacks||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W142739||10-in.||10/6/1926||Susie's "feller"||Vaughn De Leath||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||144116||10-in.||5/10/1927||Me and my shadow||Astorites ; Charles Hart||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||W144201||10-in.||5/23/1927||Me and my shadow||Johnny Marvin||Male vocal solo, with clarinet and ukulele||composer|
|Columbia||W144221||10-in.||5/25/1927||Me and my shadow||Franklyn Baur ; Columbians||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||144285||10-in.||6/17/1927||Me and my shadow||Joe Davis||Male vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||W144357||10-in.||6/22/1927||Me and my shadow||Milton Charles||Organ solo||composer|
|Columbia||W145264||10-in.||12/1/1927||Four walls||Kenny Sargent||Male vocal solo, with violin and piano||songwriter|
|Columbia||W145381||10-in.||12/14/1927||Four walls||Kenny Sargent||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Columbia||145448||10-in.||12/29/1927||Four walls||Irving Kaufman||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Columbia||W145465||10-in.||1/3/1928||Back in your own back yard||Ruth Etting||Female vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Columbia||145483||10-in.||1/7/1928||Four walls||The Harmonians||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
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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