Buddy Bernier

Henry 'Buddy' Bernier (Watertown, New York, April 21, 1910 – June 18, 1983) was an American lyricist, mainly active during the 1940s and 1950s.

Bernier wrote the lyrics for "Poinciana", a song by composer Nat Simon that was first introduced in the 1952 film Dreamboat. He was also the lyricist on "The Night Has a Thousand Eyes" (not to be confused with the Bobby Vee song of the same name), co-written with Jerry Brainin and covered by John Coltrane, Harry Belafonte, and others.

Birth and Death Data: Born April 21st, 1910, Died June 18th, 1983

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, lyricist

Recordings (Results 26-30 of 30 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-038130 10-in. 7/24/1939 What goes on behind your eyes? Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-047097 10-in. 2/24/1940 Hear my song, Violetta Ray Eberle ; Glenn Miller Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-048479 10-in. 3/29/1940 Hear my song, Violetta Frank Sinatra ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor BS-048975 10-in. 4/30/1940 It wouldn't be love Meredith Blake ; Gray Gordon ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-053034 10-in. 5/31/1940 It wouldn't be love Janet Blair ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
(Results 26-30 of 30 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bernier, Buddy," accessed November 26, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112017.

Bernier, Buddy. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112017.

"Bernier, Buddy." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 November 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112017

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