Manny Curtis (born Emanuel Kurtz; November 15, 1911 – December 6, 1984) was an American songwriter. He wrote the lyrics for over 250 songs, including "In a Sentimental Mood" (1935) and "Let It Be Me" (1957). He was born in Brooklyn, New York, United States and died in San Francisco, California, United States.
He also used the pseudonyms Mann Curtis, Manny Curtis and Manny Kurtz.
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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
Recordings (Results 1-25 of 42 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-78095||10-in.||10/5/1933||Love's serenade||Mills Blue Rhythm Band||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Victor||BS-102214||10-in.||6/15/1936||In a sentimental mood||Benny Goodman Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-024473||10-in.||8/8/1938||Blue interlude||Benny Goodman Orchestra ; Martha Tilton||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-026613||10-in.||8/17/1938||When a prince of a fella meets a Cinderella||Gray Gordon ; Cliff Grass ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-026870||10-in.||9/13/1938||When a prince of a fella meets a Cinderella||Bunny Berigan Orchestra ; Jayne Dover||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||lyricist|
|Victor||BS-027262||10-in.||10/6/1938||After looking at you||Larry Clinton Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-028106||10-in.||10/17/1938||After looking at you||Gray Gordon ; Cliff Grass ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-030159||10-in.||11/23/1938||You're gonna see a lot of me||Butch Stone ; Van Alexander Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-030331||10-in.||11/30/1938||You're gonna see a lot of me||Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; Charles Wilson||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-030715||10-in.||12/17/1938||I ups to her and she ups to me||Eddie De Lange Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-031883||10-in.||2/2/1939||Romance runs in the family||Richard Himber Rhythmic Pyramids Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-033610||10-in.||2/6/1939||Romance runs in the family||Glenn Miller Orchestra ; Marion Hutton||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-034608||10-in.||4/7/1939||Sticks and stones||Les Brown Orchestra ; Herb Muse||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-038051||10-in.||8/24/1939||I must have one more kiss kiss kiss (Before we say goodnight)||Hal Kemp Orchestra ; Smoothies||Jazz/dance band, with mixed vocal ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-038210||10-in.||6/28/1939||You meet the nicest people in your dreams||Fats Waller and his Rhythm||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-038220||10-in.||6/29/1939||I must have one more kiss, kiss, kiss (Before we say goodnight)||Jeanne D'Arcy ; Johnny Messner ; Music Box Band ; Three Jacks||Jazz/dance band, with female and male vocal solos and male vocal trio||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-038409||10-in.||7/17/1939||Stuttering in the starlight||Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye ; The Three Barons||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-038452||10-in.||7/20/1939||Stuttering in the starlight||Harriet Hilliard ; Ozzie Nelson Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||PBS-042291||10-in.||12/11/1939||Apple blossoms and chapel bells||Freddy Martin Orchestra ; Bill Stoker||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-042733||10-in.||9/26/1939||On the Isle of Bong Bong||Mildred Craig ; Emery Deutsch Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-045924||10-in.||1/12/1940||Apple blossoms and chapel bells||Clyde Burke ; Swing and Sway with Sammy Kaye||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-058101||10-in.||11/27/1940||Moon over America||Californians ; Eddie Holly ; Abe Lyman||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-060668||10-in.||2/19/1941||He took her for a sleigh ride (in the good old summertime)||Harry's Tavern Band ; Billy Murray||Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-064994||10-in.||10/16/1941||I wish I had a dime (For ev'ry time I missed you)||Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-068311||10-in.||11/14/1941||One for all—all for one||Lyn Murray Singers ; Barry Wood||Male vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kurtz, Manny," accessed September 22, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113468.
Kurtz, Manny. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 22, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113468.
"Kurtz, Manny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 22 September 2023.
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