Max Dreyfus

Max Dreyfus (April 1, 1874 – May 12, 1964) was a German-born American music publisher, arranger and songwriter. Between the 1910s and 1950s he encouraged and published the work of many of the writers of the so-called Great American Songbook, and was president of Chappell & Co., Inc., the world's largest music publishing firm.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 1st, 1874 (Kuppenheim), Died May 12th, 1964 (Brewster)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1899

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 0141 7-in. 3/22/1899 In the Sacramento valley Albert Campbell Male vocal solo composer, lyricist  


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