J. Walter Leopold
J. Walter Leopold (born Joseph Walter Leopold) was an American pianist, songwriter, singer, and comedian from Brooklyn, who entertained audiences in the United States and Canada from the 1910s through the early 1930s. He started his career in vaudeville, and later moved to radio-broadcast performances. In addition to creating new songs for the entertainers he accompanied, Leopold contributed music and lyrics to several published and recorded songs.
Birth and Death Data: Born July 27, 1890, Died December 28, 1956
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1915 - 1932
Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer
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|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-16745||10-in.||11/4/1915||Under the mellow Arabian moon||Irving Kaufman ; Billy Murray||Male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-19313||10-in.||2/27/1917||Poppy time in old Japan||Victor Military Band||Band||composer|
|Victor||BSHQ-72653||10-in.||6/7/1932||Chuck, chuck, chuckle along||Joe Haymes Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Columbia||145979||10-in.||4/7/1928||Is it a sin my loving you?||Joe Davis||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|OKeh||W400587[a]||10-in.||4/14/1928||Is it a sin (My loving you)?||Henry Starr||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Brunswick||C2331||10-in.||9/21/1928||Is it a sin||Freddie Rose||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Brunswick||C2427||10-in.||10/10/1928||Is it a sin (My loving you)?||Freddie Rose||Male vocal solo, with piano||songwriter|
|Brunswick||C1776-C1777||10-in.||3/23/1928||Is it a sin (My loving you?)||Ruth Muse||Female vocal solo, with piano and harp||songwriter|
|Brunswick||LAE257||10-in.||8/29/1928||Is it a sin my loving you||Charles C. Locke||Male vocal solo, with violin and piano||songwriter|
|Edison||7517||10-in.||9/9/1920||Down in Chinatown||Premier Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Leopold, J. Walter," accessed February 1, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109077.
Leopold, J. Walter. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 1, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109077.
"Leopold, J. Walter." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 1 February 2023.
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