Leo Erdody

Leo Erdody (December 17, 1888 – April 5, 1949) was an American film composer of Hungarian descent. He studied music in Germany, and later went to Hollywood, scoring his first film in 1921. He later joined Producers Releasing Corporation and scored several films for them. For his work on Minstrel Man, he was a nominee for an Academy Award for Best Original Score.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 17th, 1888 (Chicago), Died April 5th, 1949 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, director, violin, composer, arranger

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-67783 10-in. 1/12/1931 Reaching for the moon Lew Conrad ; The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo arranger  
Victor BRC-71237 10-in. 1/15/1932 Somewhere in the West Dick Robertson Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BS-75548 10-in. 3/22/1933 Falling star Harold Stern Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-75549 10-in. 3/22/1933 Farewell to arms Harold Stern Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BS-75550 10-in. 3/22/1933 Maybe I love you too much Harold Stern Hotel Biltmore Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio director  
Victor BS-75551 10-in. 3/22/1933 Remember me Harold Stern Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Bill Smih Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-75552 10-in. 3/22/1933 I wake up smiling Harold Stern Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Bill Smih Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-75553 10-in. 3/22/1933 The sidewalk waltz Harold Stern Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Bill Smih Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BS-75554 10-in. 3/22/1933 Just a little flower shop around the corner Harold Stern Hotel Biltmore Orchestra ; Bill Smih Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
OKeh S-7828 10-in. Mar. 1921 My dream rose Erdody Pennsylvania Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
OKeh S-7829 10-in. Mar. 1921 Absence Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra [Leo Erdody] Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7884 10-in. Apr. 1921 Crooning Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra [Leo Erdody] Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7885 10-in. Apr. 1921 What could be sweeter? Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra [Leo Erdody] Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7922 10-in. May 1921 All for you Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra [Leo Erdody] Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7923 10-in. May 1921 The clock of love Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra [Leo Erdody] Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7944 10-in. May 1921 I wonder where my sweet, sweet daddy's gone Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra [Leo Erdody] Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7945 10-in. May 1921 Humming Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra [Leo Erdody] Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7974 10-in. June 1921 Dolly Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra [Leo Erdody] Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7975 10-in. June 1921 Oh, me! Oh, my! Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra [Leo Erdody] Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-70015 10-in. July 1921 Ain't we got fun? Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra [Leo Erdody] Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-70016 10-in. July 1921 My cherry blossom Hotel Pennsylvania Orchestra [Leo Erdody] Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-70340 10-in. Nov. 1921 Ten little fingers and ten little toes (Down in Tennessee) Erdody's Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-70341 10-in. Nov. 1921 Leave me with a smile Erdody's Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-70374 10-in. Dec. 1921 Tell her at twilight Erdody's Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-70375 10-in. Dec. 1921 When shall we meet again Erdody's Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
(Results 1-25 of 35 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Erdody, Leo," accessed May 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109905.

Erdody, Leo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109905.

"Erdody, Leo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 May 2021.

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