Josef Myrow

Josef Myrow (February 18, 1910 – December 24, 1987 in Los Angeles, California) was a Russian Empire-born composer, known for his work in film scores in the 1940s and 1950s. He was twice nominated for an Academy Award: in 1947 for the song "You Do" from the film Mother Wore Tights and in 1950 for "Wilhelmina" from the film Wabash Avenue. Both songs were written with Mack Gordon. Other notable compositions include "Autumn Nocturne" (with Kim Gannon) and "You Make Me Feel So Young" (again with Mack Gordon).

He also wrote, with Robert Mills, "C A P Is on the Go", the official song of the Civil Air Patrol, the United States Air Force Auxiliary.

He died from the effects of Parkinson's disease, In late 1987.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 18, 1910 (Russian Empire), Died December 24, 1987 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, piano, songwriter

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 32 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-86442 10-in. 12/13/1934 Haunting me Rhythm Kings Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-86495 10-in. 12/21/1934 Haunting me Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-048129 10-in. 3/13/1940 The fable of the rose Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-048912 10-in. 4/16/1940 The fable of the rose Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-048949 10-in. 4/25/1940 I love to watch the moonlight Smoothies Mixed vocal trio, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-048977 10-in. 4/30/1940 I love to watch the moonlight Meredith Blake ; Gray Gordon ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-049125 10-in. 4/18/1940 I love to watch the moonlight Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-051263 10-in. 6/10/1940 Five o'clock whistle Erskine Hawkins Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-053429 10-in. 9/5/1940 Five o'clock whistle Ivie Anderson ; Duke Ellington Famous Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-056106 10-in. 9/12/1940 Five o'clock whistle Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-060404 10-in. 1/22/1941 Keep cool fool Erskine Hawkins Orchestra ; Jimmy Mitchell Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-061304 10-in. 6/23/1941 Keep cool, fool Jack Palmer ; Jan Savitt ; Top Hatters Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-068870 10-in. 1/13/1942 Autumn nocturne Jane Fulton ; Joe Reichman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-071456 10-in. 10/7/1941 Autumn nocturne New Music [Shep Fields] Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D6VB-1669 10-in. 2/21/1946 One more tomorrow Tex Beneke ; Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Arthur Malvin Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor D6VB-2059 10-in. 4/29/1946 Somewhere in the night Betty Jane Rhodes ; Russ Case Orchestra Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor D6VB-2089 10-in. 7/3/1946 On the boardwalk in Atlantic City Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Martin Men ; Stuart Wade Male vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor D6VB-2484 10-in. 7/15/1946 One more vote Perry Como ; Russ Case Orchestra ; The Satisfiers Male vocal solo, with vocal group and jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D6VB-2485 10-in. 7/15/1946 If I'm lucky Perry Como ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D7VB-1207 10-in. 6/26/1947 You do Vaughn Monroe ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with female vocal quintet and jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D7VB-1208 10-in. 6/26/1947 Kokomo, Indiana Vaughn Monroe ; Vaughn Monroe's Orchestra Male vocal solo, with female vocal quintet and jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D7VB-3050 10-in. 12/28/1947 What did I do Ray McKinley ; Ray McKinley Orchestra Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer  
Victor D7VB-3099 10-in. 12/30/1947 By the way Perry Como ; Russ Case Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor D9VB-0036 10-in. 1/5/1949 Autumn nocturne Claude Thornhill Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano solo composer  
Decca L 6486 10/16/1951 Moon of jade Josef Myrow instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 32 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Myrow, Josef," accessed May 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110555.

Myrow, Josef. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110555.

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