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 101-125 of 259 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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 [Selvin's Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 145519 10-in. 1/12/1928 Back in your own back yard Harold Rodman Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia W145533 10-in. 1/17/1928 Back in your own back yard Johnny Thompson Male vocal solo, with violin, cello, and piano composer  
Columbia 145537 10-in. 1/17/1928 Back in your own back yard Frank Farrell ; Greenwich Village Inn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W145549 10-in. 1/21/1928 Four walls Ipana Troubadours ; Harold Lambert Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 145554 10-in. 1/19/1928 Golden Gate Ernie Golden and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W145573 10-in. 1/27/1928 Golden Gate Cass Hagan Orchestra ; Frank Harris Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W145654 10-in. 2/17/1928 Back in your own back yard Jan Garber Orchestra ; Vincent Van Tuyl Jazz/dance band (takes 1-3); with male vocal solo (takes 4-7) songwriter  
Columbia W145809 10-in. 3/19/1928 Back in your own back yard Milton Charles ; Charles Kaley Pipe organ solo, with male vocal solo and drums composer  
Columbia W145871 10-in. 4/24/1928 Giggling Gertie Vaughn De Leath Female vocal solo, with instrumental quartet songwriter  
Columbia W146836 10-in. 8/14/1928 What a night for spooning Harry Reser's Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 146843 10-in. 8/15/1928 What a night for spooning Dick Burnett ; The Harmonians [Selvin's Orchestra] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 146856 10-in. 8/17/1928 Flower of love Lou Gold Orchestra ; John Ryan Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W146925 10-in. 8/29/1928 There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder Joe Herbert Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio composer  
Columbia W146938 10-in. 8/31/1928 Flower of love The Knickerbockers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Columbia W147042 10-in. 10/6/1928 Just a sweetheart Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio songwriter  
Columbia W147050 10-in. 10/17/1928 There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder Ben Selvin and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 147068 10-in. 9/26/1928 There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder The Harmonians [Selvin's Orchestra] ; Irving Kaufman Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia [W]147078 10-in. 9/27/1928 Lonesome Danny Meyers Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano lyricist  
Columbia W147106 10-in. 10/5/1928 Just a sweetheart Cliff Edwards Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet lyricist  
Columbia 147131 10-in. 10/11/1928 Just a sweetheart Jerry Mason and his Californians [Selvin's Orchestra] ; Marvin Young [Irving Kaufman] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 147169 10-in. 10/31/1928 There's a rainbow 'round my shoulder Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with violin, alto saxophone, and piano composer  
(Results 101-125 of 259 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dreyer, Dave," accessed June 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

Dreyer, Dave. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108736.

"Dreyer, Dave." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 June 2024.

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