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John Murray Anderson

John Murray Anderson (September 20, 1886 – January 30, 1954) was a Canadian theatre director and producer, songwriter, actor, screenwriter, dancer and lighting designer, who made his career in the United States, primarily in New York City and Hollywood. He worked in almost every genre of show business, including vaudeville, Broadway, and film. He also directed plays in London.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 20, 1886, Died January 30, 1954

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-24691 10-in. 11/10/1920 A young man's fancy Olive Kline Female vocal solo, with celeste and orchestra lyricist  
OKeh o-8226 10-in. approximately Nov. 1921 Snow flakes Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh S-70226 10-in. Oct. 1921 Snow flakes Ernest Hare Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 589W-592W 10-in. 3/20/1925 Happy melody Ben Bernie Orchestra Jazz/dance band lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Anderson, John Murray," accessed February 26, 2024,

Anderson, John Murray. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 26, 2024, from

"Anderson, John Murray." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 26 February 2024.

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