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Werner Janssen

Hans-Werner Janssen (1 June 1899 – 19 September 1990) was an American conductor of classical music, and composer of classical music and film scores. He was the first New York born conductor to lead the New York Philharmonic. For his film work he was nominated for six Academy Awards.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 1st, 1899 (New York City), Died September 19th, 1990 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, composer, piano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-27628 10-in. 2/28/1923 Lady Butterfly Great White Way Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-32248 10-in. 3/24/1925 Toddle along George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor CVE-53482 12-in. 7/2/1929 New Year's Eve in New York Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-53483 12-in. 7/2/1929 New Year's Eve in New York Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-53484 12-in. 7/2/1929 New Year's Eve in New York Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor CVE-53485 12-in. 7/2/1929 New Year's Eve in New York, part 4 Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Symphony Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BS-038318 10-in. 7/10/1939 Winter blossoms Wayne King ; Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Trial 1924-10-17-01] 10-in. 10/17/1924 Itching fingers Werner Janssen Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 80346 10-in. 5/12/1922 You're like a ray of sunshine Ray Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W147429 10-in. 11/22/1928 Come on and make whoopee The Diplomats Vocal ensemble, with piano composer  
OKeh S-73283 10-in. 4/1/1925 Toddle along Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra ; Vincent Lopez Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 9910-9912 10-in. 2/14/1923 Wonderful you Joseph C. Smith's Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 8846 10-in. 2/14/1923 Wonderful you Atlantic Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 10289 10-in. 4/1/1925 Toddle along Jack Stillman Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Janssen, Werner," accessed September 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109010.

Janssen, Werner. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109010.

"Janssen, Werner." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 September 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109010

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