Oliver Morosco (June 20, 1875 – August 25, 1945) was an American theatrical producer, director, writer, film producer, and theater owner. He owned Oliver Morosco Photoplay Company. He brought many of his theater actors to the screen. Frank A. Garbutt was in charge of the film business. It merged with Adolph Zukor's Famous Players-Lasky Corporation in 1916.
Birth and Death Data: Born June 20th, 1875 (Logan), Died August 25th, 1945 (Hollywood)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1913 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, arranger
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||B-13146||10-in.||4/16/1913||Hawaiian melodies||Walter Kolomoku||Steel guitar solo, with instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian)||arranger|
|Victor||B-13779||10-in.||9/15/1913||My wonderful dream girl||John Barnes Wells||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Brunswick||E26954-E26955||10-in.||3/13/1928||Marcheta||Karl Priester||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Morosco, Oliver," accessed September 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112890.
Morosco, Oliver. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/112890.
"Morosco, Oliver." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 September 2021.
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