Emil Breitenfeld

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, composer, piano, lyricist, speaker

Notes: Emil Breitenfeld was the father of alto saxophonist Paul Desmond.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-20242 10-in. 7/19/1917 Movieless movies Sam Hill and Baron Ireland Monologue, with piano instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor B-20243 10-in. 7/19/1917 Movieless movies Sam Hill and Baron Ireland Monologue, with piano instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Victor B-21474 10-in. 2/27/1918 The last long mile Charles Hart ; Shannon Four Male vocal quartet and soloist, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Victor B-22087 10-in. 8/12/1918 Camp songs medley, part 2 National Camps Song Leaders Vocal chorus, with cornet and piano composer  
Victor [Trial 1917-04-20-02] Not documented 4/20/1917 Movieless movies Emil Breitenfeld Monologue, with piano speaker, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 77855 10-in. 5/28/1918 The last long mile Arthur Fields ; Peerless Quartet Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Brunswick 15698 10-in. May 1925 Beside a silv’ry stream Cinderella Roof Orchestra ; Herb Wiedoeft Jazz/dance band arranger  
Brunswick 15699 10-in. May 1925 Roamin’ around Cinderella Roof Orchestra ; Herb Wiedoeft Jazz/dance band arranger  
Edison 6119 10-in. Mar. 1918 The last long mile Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Breitenfeld, Emil," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109591.

Breitenfeld, Emil. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109591.

"Breitenfeld, Emil." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109591

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