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 176-200 of 239 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick C1032-C1034 10-in. 7/6/1927 Me and my shadow Lee Sims Piano solo composer  
Brunswick C1595-C1596 10-in. 1/18/1928 Four walls Elmo Tanner Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet songwriter  
Brunswick LAE37 10-in. Jan. 1928 Golden Gate Herb Wiedoeft Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet composer  
Brunswick LTR221 10-in. 9/27/1929 I’m following you Lawrence Gray Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Brunswick LAE249 10-in. 8/20/1928 There’s a rainbow 'round my shoulder Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick LAE253 10-in. 8/28/1928 There’s a rainbow 'round my shoulder Steve Bowers ; Tom Gerunovich Roof Garden Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) songwriter  
Brunswick LAE450 10-in. 4/7/1929 One sweet kiss Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick LAE606 10-in. 8/31/1929 One sweet kiss Tom Gerun Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) songwriter  
Brunswick LAE665 10-in. 11/18/1929 I’m following you Jesse Stafford Palace Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick LAE666 10-in. 11/18/1929 I’m sailing on a sunbeam Jesse Stafford Palace Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) composer  
Brunswick LAE667 10-in. 11/18/1929 I’m following you Lawrence Gray Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick LAE668 10-in. 11/18/1929 I’m sailing on a sunbeam Lawrence Gray Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick LAE692 10-in. 1/30/1930 A year from today Earl Burtnett Biltmore Trio Male vocal trio, with string ensemble songwriter  
Brunswick E28170 10-in. 9/6/1928 Flower of love Colonial Club Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo; without vocal (take G) lyricist  
Brunswick E28620 10-in. approximately Nov. 1928 Flower of love Meyer Davis’ Swanee Syncopators Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick E28629 10-in. approximately Nov. 1928 There’s a rainbow ‘round my shoulder The Midnight Broadcasters Jazz/dance band, with vocal composer  
Brunswick E28655 10-in. 11/8/1928 Just a sweetheart Allen McQuhae Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick E28684 10-in. 11/15/1928 There’s a rainbow ‘round my shoulder Eddie Peabody Banjo solo composer  
Brunswick E29568 10-in. Mar. 1929 I‘m “ka-razy” for you Zelma O'Neal Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick E30099 10-in. June 1929 One sweet kiss Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick E30320 10-in. 7/3/1929 Arco iris Los Castilians Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick XE30378 12-in. 7/25/1929 Brunswick brevities [program and part unknown] Colonial Club Orchestra Radio transcription disc :Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E30575 10-in. 7/25/1929 One sweet kiss Al Jolson Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick E36196 10-in. 2/27/1931 Wabash moon Ross Colby Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick E20221-E20222 10-in. 9/21/1926 I want to be known as Susie’s feller Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
(Results 176-200 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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