Lionel Newman (January 4, 1916 – February 3, 1989) was an American conductor, pianist, and film and television composer. He won the Academy Award for Best Score of a Musical Picture for Hello Dolly! with Lennie Hayton in 1969. He is the brother of Alfred Newman and Emil Newman, uncle of composers Randy Newman, David Newman, Thomas Newman, Maria Newman, and grandfather of Joey Newman. His 11 nominations contribute to the Newmans being the most nominated Academy Award extended family, with a collective 92 nominations in various music categories.
Birth and Death Data: Born January 4th, 1916 (New Haven), Died February 3rd, 1989 (Los Angeles)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1957
Roles Represented in DAHR: conductor, composer
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-025300||10-in.||8/12/1938||The cowboy and the lady||Shep Fields ; Rippling Rhythm Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Decca||87097||11/29/1954||(There's no business like) Show business||Ethel Merman||conductor|
|Decca||87098||11/29/1954||Play a simple melody||Dan Dailey||conductor|
|Decca||87099||11/29/1954||After you get what you want, you don't want it||Dolores Gray||conductor|
|Decca||87100||11/29/1954||If you believe||Ethel Merman ; Johnnie Ray||conductor|
|Decca||87101||11/29/1954||There's no business like show business||Dan Dailey ; Mitzi Gaynor||conductor|
|Decca||87102||11/29/1954||When the midnight choo choo leaves for Alabam'||Dan Dailey||conductor|
|Decca||87103||11/29/1954||After you get what you want, you don't want it||Dolores Gray ; Johnnie Ray||conductor|
|Decca||87104||11/29/1954||Lany ; A man chases a girl||Dolores Gray ; Donald O'Connor||conductor|
|Decca||87105||11/29/1954||Heat wave ; A sailor's not a sailor||Mitzi Gaynor ; Dolores Gray ; Ethel Merman||conductor|
|Decca||87106||11/29/1954||Alexander's ragtime band, part 1||Dan Dailey ; Mitzi Gaynor||conductor|
|Decca||87107||11/29/1954||Alexander's ragtime band, part 2||Dan Dailey ; Mitzi Gaynor ; Donald O'Connor ; Johnnie Ray||conductor|
|Decca||L 10042||1957||Boy on a dolphin||Mary Kaye ; Lionel Newman||conductor|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Newman, Lionel," accessed October 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109860.
Newman, Lionel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109860.
"Newman, Lionel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 October 2021.
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