Fabian Andre

Fabian Andre (January 8, 1910 – March 30, 1960) was an American composer, best known for co-writing the music of "Dream a Little Dream of Me" with Wilbur Schwandt in 1931. Popular in its time, the song was revived in 1968 when covered by the Mamas & the Papas. Andre died in Mexico City in 1960.

As an orchestra leader, he had a hit with the song "Dance of an Ear of Corn" for Columbia Records in July 1940.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 8th, 1910 (La Crosse), Died March 30th, 1960 (Mexico City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1931 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-67508 10-in. 2/18/1931 Dream a little dream of me Ernie Birchill ; Wayne King Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-76170 10-in. 5/19/1933 From me to you Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-022992 10-in. 5/5/1938 When they played the polka Felix Knight ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-023406 10-in. 5/18/1938 When they played the polka Blue Barron ; Russ Carlyle ; Ronny Snyder Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet and vocal ensemble composer  
Victor BS-042791 10-in. 10/5/1939 Cuban episode Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-055958 10-in. 9/6/1940 Tiara Xavier Cugat Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W151486 10-in. 4/6/1931 Dream a little dream of me Teddy Raph and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh W404884 10-in. 3/18/1931 Dream a little dream of me Fred Rich Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Andre, Fabian," accessed March 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111405.

Andre, Fabian. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111405.

"Andre, Fabian." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 March 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111405

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