Al Piantadosi

Al Piantadosi (born John Alberto Joseph Piantadosi) August 18, 1882 New York City – April 8, 1955 Encino, California) was an American composer of popular music during the heyday of Tin Pan Alley. He started out as a saloon and vaudeville pianist and rapidly flourished as a songwriter. For about ten years — from 1918 to 1928, he was an independent music publisher.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1884

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 182 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3788 10-in. 9/12/1906 My Mariuccia Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6747 10-in. 1/22/1909 Good luck, Mary Harry Tally Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-6931 10-in. 3/26/1909 Good luck, Mary Haydn Quartet ; Harry Macdonough Male vocal quartet and male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-8080 10-in. 6/28/1909 Sweetheart's a pretty name when it's Y-O-U Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-9045 10-in. 6/2/1910 That Italian rag Billy Murray Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-9315 10-in. 7/20/1910 'Way down in cotton town American Quartet ; Billy Murray Male vocal solo and male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-9327 10-in. 7/27/1910 Let George do it Ed Morton Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-9635 10-in. 11/9/1910 Think it over, Mary Byron G. Harlan Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-10054 10-in. 3/14/1911 In all my dreams, I dream of you "That Girl" Quartet Female vocal quartet composer  
Victor B-10083 10-in. 3/20/1911 Think it over Mary "That Girl" Quartet Female vocal quartet composer  
Victor B-10213 10-in. 4/20/1911 The long-lost chord Gene Greene Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Victor B-10385 10-in. 5/26/1911 Summer days American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-10931 10-in. 9/6/1911 Honey man American Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-11127 10-in. 10/23/1911 Honey man Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-12196 10-in. 7/15/1912 That's how I need you Henry Burr Male vocal solo composer  
Victor B-12872 10-in. 2/5/1913 Melinda's wedding day Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-13007 10-in. 3/25/1913 That's how I need you Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-13013 10-in. 3/25/1913 Then I'll stop loving you Charles Harrison Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-13251 10-in. 5/8/1913 Melinda's wedding day Victor Military Band Band composer  
Victor B-13424 10-in. 6/13/1913 The curse of an aching heart Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-14578 10-in. 3/17/1914 On the shores of Italy Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-14916 10-in. 5/29/1914 When you play the game of love Edna Brown ; James F. Harrison Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-15553 10-in. 12/30/1914 I didn't raise my boy to be a soldier Morton Harvey Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-15828 10-in. 3/24/1915 My own Venetian Rose Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-16122 10-in. 6/21/1915 Firefly, my pretty firefly Peerless Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 182 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Piantadosi, Al," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110765.

Piantadosi, Al. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110765.

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