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 126-150 of 239 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 147740 10-in. 1/2/1929 The spell of the blues Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio lyricist  
Columbia W148057 10-in. 3/12/1929 I'm "ka-razy" for you Eddie Walters Male vocal solo, with guitar and piano songwriter  
Columbia W148626 10-in. 5/24/1929 One sweet kiss Maurice J. Gunsky Male vocal solo, with instrumental trio songwriter  
Columbia 148871 10-in. 8/13/1929 One sweet kiss Tom Frawley ; Sam Lanin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W148960 10-in. 8/30/1929 A year from today Al Katz Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 148980 10-in. 9/6/1929 A year from to-day Jim Andrews ; Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia 149493 10-in. 11/26/1929 Hoosier hop Tom Frawley ; Sam Lanin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 149495 10-in. 11/26/1929 I'm following you! Tom Frawley ; Sam Lanin Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W149496 10-in. 11/26/1929 I'm sailing on a sunbeam! Johnny Morris ; Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia W149497 10-in. 11/26/1929 I'm following you! Paul Specht Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Columbia [W]149973 10-in. 2/11/1930 I'm following you! Gay Ellis Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W150033 10-in. 2/27/1930 I'm following you Blue Grass Boys ; Lee Morse Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W150800 10-in. 9/12/1930 Since they're all playing miniature golf Eddie Walters Male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W150991 10-in. 12/2/1930 There's something missing in your eyes Smith Ballew Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia [W]151114 10-in. 12/13/1930 There's something missing in your eyes Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W151282 10-in. 2/6/1931 Wabash moon The Cavaliers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet songwriter  
Columbia W151373 10-in. 2/27/1931 Wabash moon Charlie Lawman Male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia [W]151420 10-in. 3/13/1931 Wabash moon Kate Smith Female vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W151549 10-in. 5/11/1931 I "wanna" sing about you Paul Tremaine Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W151657 10-in. 6/30/1931 I'm keeping company The Sunshine Boys Male vocal duet composer  
Columbia W351018 10-in. 5/9/1931 I "wanna" sing about you Selvin’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
OKeh S-7384 10-in. Apr. 1920 Oh how I love you Fred Whitehouse Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
OKeh S-72251 10-in. Jan. 1924 If the rest of the world don't want you (Go back to Mother and Dad) Lewis James Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
OKeh S-72829 10-in. 9/18/1924 When I was the dandy and you were the belle Lanin's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh 73544 10-in. 8/17/1925 Cecilia Melody Sheiks Jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 126-150 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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