Franklyn Baur

Franklyn Baur (April 5, 1903–February 24, 1950) was a popular tenor vocal recording artist.

Baur was born in New York and educated at Amherst. At 19, he was selected from over 50 candidates as principal tenor in the Park Avenue Baptist Church known as the John D. Rockefeller Church. His grandfather on the maternal side held the same position for many years in Henry Ward Beecher's Brooklyn church.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 5th, 1903, Died 1950

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, speaker

Recordings (Results 201-225 of 600 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39632 10-in. 7/7/1927 If I had a lover Franklyn Baur ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39658 10-in. 7/14/1927 Can't you hear me say I love you The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39660 10-in. 7/14/1927 All by my ownsome Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39689 10-in. 7/21/1927 It's a million to one you're in love Virginians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39690 10-in. 7/21/1927 Are you happy? Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39865 10-in. 9/29/1927 Paree International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39877 10-in. 10/5/1927 Silver moon Franklyn Baur ; Evelyn Herbert Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-39990 10-in. 8/18/1927 Are you thinking of me to-night? Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal trio vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40110 10-in. 9/22/1927 Headin' for Harlem Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40111 10-in. 9/22/1927 Wherever you are Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40119 10-in. 9/26/1927 Are you lonesome to-night? Jacques Renard Cocoanut Grove Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40135 10-in. 9/29/1927 Loved one The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40136 10-in. 9/29/1927 Diane (I'm in heaven when I see you smile) Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40137 10-in. 9/29/1927 The best things in life are free Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40157 10-in. 10/7/1927 Up in the clouds Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40158 10-in. 10/7/1927 Diane (I'm in heaven when I see you smile) The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40179 10-in. 10/14/1927 Give me a night in June Johnny Johnson ; Statler Pennsylvanians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio (take 3); with male vocal solo (takes 1 and 2) vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40180 10-in. 10/14/1927 Together, we two Johnny Johnson ; Statler Pennsylvanians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40523 10-in. 10/27/1927 There must be somebody else Johnny Johnson ; Statler Pennsylvanians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40526 10-in. 10/28/1927 Worryin' Franklyn Baur Male vocal solo, withinstrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40561 10-in. 11/10/1927 Humpty-Dumpty Franklyn Baur ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Orchestra Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40562 10-in. 11/10/1927 Who gives you all your kisses? The Troubadours Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40574 10-in. 11/15/1927 An old guitar and an old refrain Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-40575 10-in. 11/15/1927 The hours I spent with you Roger Wolfe Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor CVE-40608 12-in. 10/13/1927 Selections from The red mill Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 201-225 of 600 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baur, Franklyn," accessed January 27, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110460.

Baur, Franklyn. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 27, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110460.

"Baur, Franklyn." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 January 2021.

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