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Robert Emmett Dolan

Robert Emmett Dolan (August 3, 1908 - September 26, 1972) was a Broadway conductor, composer, and arranger beginning in the 1920s. He moved on to radio in the 1930s and then went to Hollywood in the early 1940s as a musical director for Paramount. He scored, arranged, and conducted many musical and dramatic films in the 1940s and 1950s and produced three musicals. At the end of his career, he returned to the stage – where he had begun.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 3, 1908 (Hartford), Died September 26, 1972 (Westwood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 26-35 of 35 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 18988 10-in. 1/5/1929 Ever since the movies learned to talk Billy Murray and his Melody Men Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison N-679 10-in. 1/5/1929 Ever since the movies learned to talk Merry Melody Men ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Decca 75620 12/22/1949 Texas, li'l darlin' Kenny Delmar composer  
Decca 75621 12/22/1949 Hootin' owl trail Danny Scholl composer  
Decca 75622 12/22/1949 The big movie show in the sky Danny Scholl composer  
Decca 75623 12/22/1949 Reprise : The yodel blues Kenny Delmar composer  
Decca 75624 12/22/1949 Affable, balding me Fredd Wayne composer  
Decca 75625 12/22/1949 A month of Sundays Mary Hatcher ; Danny Scholl ; Fredd Wayne composer  
Decca 75626 12/22/1949 The yodel blues Kenny Delmar ; Mary Hatcher composer  
Decca 75627 12/22/1949 Politics Kenny Delmar ; Loring Smith composer  
(Results 26-35 of 35 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dolan, Robert Emmett," accessed April 12, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109585.

Dolan, Robert Emmett. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 12, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109585.

"Dolan, Robert Emmett." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 12 April 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109585

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