Abel Baer (March 16, 1893 – October 5, 1976) was an American songwriter, associated with Tin Pan Alley.
Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Baer graduated from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, specialising in dentistry. Baer left medicine after serving in World War I and began work as a songwriter for a music publisher.
Among Baer's collaborators were L. Wolfe Gilbert, Stanley Adams, Cliff Friend, Sam M. Lewis and Mabel Wayne.
Baer moved to Hollywood in 1929, contributing songs to Paramount on Parade, True to the Navy and Frozen Justice. On Broadway, Baer worked on the scores for the musicals Lady Do and Old Bill M.P.
Birth and Death Data: Born March 16th, 1893 (Baltimore), Died October 5th, 1976
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1942
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, piano, lyricist
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 285 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-25818||10-in.||11/25/1921||All that I need is you||Clyde Doerr Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-26324||10-in.||4/28/1922||Moon river||Green Brothers Marimba Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||B-28014||10-in.||5/18/1923||Blue Hoosier blues||Great White Way Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-28683||10-in.||10/23/1923||I'm sitting pretty in a pretty little city||Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell||Male vocal duet, with piano duet and orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-28712||10-in.||10/3/1923||Mamma loves Papa (Papa loves Mamma)||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-28911||10-in.||11/6/1923||Treat 'em rough||The Original Memphis Five||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-28943||10-in.||11/13/1923||Mamma loves Papa||Jane Green||Female vocal solo, with piano||composer|
|Victor||B-29103||10-in.||12/4/1923||Mamma loves Papa, Papa loves Mamma||Ross Gorman ; Jane Green ; Virginians||Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-29109||10-in.||12/6/1923||I'm sitting pretty in a pretty little city||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-30249||10-in.||6/6/1924||June night||Pennsylvanians ; Fred Waring||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-30571||10-in.||8/13/1924||June night (Just give me a June night, the moonlight, and you)||Helen Clark ; Elliott Shaw||Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-30637||10-in.||8/13/1924||Where the dreamy Wabash flows||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||B-30788||10-in.||9/9/1924||Where the dreamy Wabash flows||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||B-30941||10-in.||9/27/1924||June night||Nelson Krupienski ; Walter Podoszek||Violin and accordion duet||composer|
|Victor||B-31548||10-in.||12/24/1924||When the one you love loves you||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-32725||10-in.||6/3/1925||Let me linger longer in your arms||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33047||10-in.||7/1/1925||I miss my Swiss||The Happiness Boys||Male vocal duet, with piano||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33304||10-in.||8/12/1925||I miss my Swiss (My Swiss miss misses me)||Paul Whiteman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and yodeling||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33434||10-in.||9/29/1925||Don't wake me up, let me dream||Benjamin Franklin Hotel Orchestra ; Howard Lanin||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BVE-33484||10-in.||10/23/1925||Let me linger longer in your arms||Peerless Quartet||Male vocal quartet, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-34031||10-in.||12/13/1925||When the one you love loves you||Jesse Crawford||Pipe organ solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-34195||10-in.||1/4/1926||Don't wake me up (Let me dream)||Henry Burr||Male vocal solo, with piano and vibraphone (takes 4-6); with instrumental quartet (takes 1-3)||composer|
|Victor||BVE-34228||10-in.||12/18/1925||When the one you love loves you||Franklyn Baur||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Victor||BVE-35608||10-in.||5/14/1926||Hello, aloha! How are you?||George Olsen and his Music||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Victor||BVE-36004||10-in.||7/26/1926||Hello aloha, how are you?||Carl Mathieu ; Billy Murray||Male vocal duet, with violin and piano||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baer, Abel," accessed March 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111920.
Baer, Abel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111920.
"Baer, Abel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 March 2021.
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