Frank Churchill

Frank Edwin Churchill (October 20, 1901 – May 14, 1942) was an American film composer. He wrote most of the music for Disney's 1937 movie Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, including "Heigh-Ho", "Whistle While You Work", and "Some Day My Prince Will Come". Other Disney films that he worked on include Dumbo, Bambi, and The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 20th, 1901 (Rumford), Died May 14th, 1942 (Castaic)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 26-44 of 44 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-019321 10-in. 6/8/1938 Dig-a-dig-dig Victor Records technical staff (unidentified) Dubbed recording from film : Male vocal septet composer  
Victor PBS-019322 10-in. 6/8/1938 Dwarf's yodel song Victor Records technical staff (unidentified) Dubbed recording from film : Male and female vocals and yodeling composer  
Victor PBS-019323 10-in. 6/8/1938 Someday my prince will come Victor Records technical staff (unidentified) Dubbed recording from film : Female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-023683 10-in. 7/11/1938 Put your heart in a song Ozzie Nelson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-023718 10-in. 6/22/1938 The sunny side of things Larry Clinton Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-023720 10-in. 6/22/1938 Put your heart in a song Larry Clinton Orchestra ; Bea Wain Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-031568 10-in. 1/27/1939 Blue Italian waters Gray Gordon ; Cliff Grass ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-031840 10-in. 1/26/1939 Blue Italian waters Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor PBS-061704 10-in. 10/3/1941 Look out for Mr. Stork Dumbo Choir ; Dumbo Orchestra Dubbed recording from film : Male vocal ensemble, with orchestra and talk composer  
Victor PBS-061705 10-in. 10/3/1941 Casey Jr. Dumbo Choir ; Dumbo Orchestra Dubbed recording from film : Male vocal chorus, with orchestra and sound effects composer  
Victor PBS-061706 10-in. 10/3/1941 Song of the roustabouts Dumbo Choir ; Dumbo Orchestra Dubbed recording from film : Male vocal ensemble, with orchestra composer  
Victor PBS-061709 10-in. 10/3/1941 Dumbo's serenade Dumbo Choir ; Dumbo Orchestra Dubbed recording from film : Orchestra, with sound effects; Female vocal solo, with female vocal ensemble and orchestra composer  
Victor BS-068069 10-in. 11/3/1941 Baby Mine Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-068630 10-in. 12/13/1941 Baby mine Bea Wain Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-075088 10-in. 6/12/1942 Love is a song Peggy Mann ; Teddy Powell Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-Test-1176 10-in. 10/4/1933 Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Ann Ronell Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist, composer  
Columbia W152499 10-in. 9/15/1933 Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Ethel Shutta Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band lyricist, composer  
Columbia W152513 10-in. 9/26/1933 Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? Ben Bernie and All the Lads Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble lyricist, composer  
Columbia CO23919 10-in. before 1939 Lumikki Harry Bergströmin ; Columbia Tanssiorkesteri ; Metro Kvartetti Vocal quartet, with jazz/dance band composer  
(Results 26-44 of 44 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Churchill, Frank," accessed December 6, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110505.

Churchill, Frank. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 6, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110505.

"Churchill, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 6 December 2021.

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