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Werner Richard Heymann

Werner Richard Heymann (14 February 1896 – 30 May 1961), also known as Werner R. Heymann was a German-Jewish composer active in Germany and in Hollywood.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 14th, 1896 (Königsberg), Died May 30th, 1961 (Munich)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, conductor


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-84236 10-in. 9/7/1934 Ha-cha-cha Connecticut Yankees ; Debutantes ; Rudy Vallée Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and female vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-84461 10-in. 10/8/1934 Wine song High Hatters Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BAVE-86935 10-in. 8/23/1935 Ha-cha-cha Orquesta Típica Osvaldo Fresedo ; Roberto Ray Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-87420 10-in. 1/16/1935 Ha-cha-cha Orquesta Havana Royal ; Juan Sanabria Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-06547 10-in. 3/26/1937 For you Allan Holt ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Heymann, Werner Richard," accessed August 1, 2021,

Heymann, Werner Richard. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from

"Heymann, Werner Richard." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

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