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|
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.
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