William Henri Woode

William Henri Woode (September 25, 1909 – May 31, 1994) was an American composer, lyricist, arranger, and singer. His compositions include A Night at the Vanguard, Sweet Slumber, You Taught Me to Love Again, and the jazz standard Broadway popularized by the Count Basie Orchestra. Woode and his orchestra starred in the 1946 featurette film Love in Syncopation.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 25, 1909 (Omaha), Died May 31, 1994

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-62915 10-in. 10/28/1930 Here comes Marjorie Kansas City Orchestra ; Bennie Moten Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-88781 10-in. 3/6/1935 Rosetta Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-88782 10-in. 3/6/1935 Rosetta Fats Waller and his Rhythm Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-89500 10-in. 4/1/1935 Rosetta Four Towers Orchestra ; Al Graff ; Ray Nichols Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-04238 10-in. 1/14/1937 Rosetta Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-025799 10-in. 10/13/1938 Bumble bee stomp Benny Goodman Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-027974 10-in. 10/24/1938 Rosetta Three's A Crowd Clarinet, guitar, and piano songwriter  
Victor BS-031460 10-in. 1/13/1939 Rosetta Frankie Newton Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Victor BS-031803 10-in. 1/19/1939 You taught me to love again Jack Leonard ; Tommy Dorsey Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-036913 10-in. 5/5/1939 You taught me to love again Blue Barron ; Russ Carlyle Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-040480 10-in. 10/6/1939 Rosetta Earl Hines Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with piano solo songwriter  
Victor PBS-042365 10-in. 1/14/1940 Crazy little dream Carl Ravazza Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-043989 10-in. 12/11/1939 Now you know Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Mary Ann McCall Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Victor D5AB-0661 10-in. 10/2/1945 Lonely corral, old pard'ner Pecos River Rogues ; Billy Williams [1913-2001] Male vocal solo, with instrumental quartet composer  
Victor D9VB-2572 10-in. 11/22/1949 Sweet slumber Lucky Millinder Orchestra ; Lucky Millinder Male vocal solo, with chorus and jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W152754 10-in. 5/22/1934 Rosetta Teddy Wilson Piano solo songwriter  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Woode, William Henri," accessed May 21, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113846.

Woode, William Henri. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 21, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113846.

"Woode, William Henri." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 21 May 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113846

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