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|
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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