Frank Westphal

Frank Christian Westphal (June 15, 1889 – November 23, 1948) was an American pianist, dance band leader and composer who recorded in the 1920s, following the end of his marriage to singer Sophie Tucker.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 15th, 1889 (Chicago), Died 1948 (Hines)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1920 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, composer, songwriter, piano

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 90 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-25147 10-in. 4/10/1921 Toddle Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-25157 10-in. 4/13/1921 Trying to smile Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band leader, composer  
Victor B-25158 10-in. 4/13/1921 Just keep a thought for me Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor B-26837 10-in. 8/22/1922 Those longing-for-you blues Roy Bargy ; Benson Orchestra of Chicago Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor B-30708 10-in. 8/21/1924 Sing a little song Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BVE-46410 10-in. 7/15/1928 Sweetheart I'm sorry (that I made you cry) Don Bestor Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-51649 10-in. 4/22/1929 When it comes to the end of day Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BVE-53994 10-in. 8/16/1929 When you come to the end of the day Paul Oliver [i.e., Frank Munn] Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor BS-035571 10-in. 4/6/1939 Old fashioned locket Frank Dailey ; Howard DuLany ; Stop and Go Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia 79648 10-in. 1/20/1921 Soft and low Columbia Stellar Quartette Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 79661 10-in. 1/26/1921 Toddle Paul Biese Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Columbia 80194 10-in. 2/16/1922 She's a mean job Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 80195 10-in. 2/16/1922 If you knew Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 80196 10-in. 2/16/1922 Those longing for you blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Columbia 80293 10-in. 4/11/1922 Where the Volga flows Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 80294 10-in. 4/11/1922 Pick me up and lay me down in dear old Dixieland Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 80295 10-in. 4/12/1922 Keep on building castles in the air Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 80296 10-in. 4/12/1922 Birdie Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 80297 10-in. 4/12/1922 Those longing for you blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Columbia 80384 10-in. 6/12/1922 Dancing fool Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 80385 10-in. 6/12/1922 Flapper walk Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Columbia 80386 10-in. 6/12/1922 Serenade blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 80387 10-in. 6/12/1922 Grey morn Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 80388 10-in. 6/12/1922 Yankee Doodle blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 80475 10-in. 8/15/1922 Don't bring me posies Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
(Results 1-25 of 90 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Westphal, Frank," accessed November 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114381.

Westphal, Frank. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114381.

"Westphal, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 November 2020.

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