Rowland Leigh

Rowland Leigh (1902 – 1963) was an aristocratic Anglo-American lyricist, screenwriter, and librettist, who worked with many famous actors and musicians during his career on Broadway and in Hollywood.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1903 (London), Died October 8th, 1963 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-74706 10-in. 12/19/1932 If I am dreaming Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-74707 10-in. 12/19/1932 Without your love Richard Crooks ; Grace Moore Vocal duet (soprano and tenor), with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-74708 10-in. 12/19/1932 I give my heart Grace Moore Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-74709 10-in. 12/19/1932 The Dubarry Grace Moore Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-74733 10-in. 12/28/1932 If I am dreaming Richard Crooks ; Frank La Forge Tenor vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor BS-82312 10-in. 4/13/1934 My heart is yours Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-82322 10-in. 4/17/1934 Annina Bob Lawrence ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-97311 10-in. 2/26/1936 I give my heart Grete Natzler Female vocal solo lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Leigh, Rowland," accessed September 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109036.

Leigh, Rowland. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109036.

"Leigh, Rowland." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 September 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109036

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