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Abel Baer

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)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921 - 1942

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter, piano, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 274 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  
(Results 1-25 of 274 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Baer, Abel," accessed September 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111920.

Baer, Abel. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111920.

"Baer, Abel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 September 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111920

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