Lionel Newman

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

Recordings

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  

Citation

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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109860

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