Ben Homer

Ben Homer (born Benjamin Hozer, 27 June 1917, Meriden, Connecticut – 12 February 1975, Los Angeles, California) was an American songwriter, composer and arranger.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 27, 1917 (Meriden), Died February 12, 1975

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-041605 10-in. 8/8/1939 Shoot the sherbet to me Herbert Bob Chester Orchestra ; Kathleen Lane Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-047743 10-in. 3/4/1940 Chester's choice Bob Chester Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-071402 10-in. 9/25/1941 Joltin' Joe Di Maggio Bob Chester Orchestra ; Betty Bradley ; Bob Haymes Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal trio and vocal ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Homer, Ben," accessed February 6, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109557.

Homer, Ben. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 6, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109557.

"Homer, Ben." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 6 February 2023.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109557

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