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 52 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-30708 10-in. 8/21/1924 Sing a little song Benson Orchestra of Chicago ; Don Bestor Jazz/dance band Musical group, composer, leader  
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 vocalist, tenor vocal, director, lyricist, composer  
Columbia 80194 10-in. 2/16/1922 She's a mean job Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80196 10-in. 2/16/1922 Those longing for you blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80293 10-in. 4/11/1922 Where the Volga flows Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80296 10-in. 4/12/1922 Birdie Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80297 10-in. 4/12/1922 Those longing for you blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80384 10-in. 6/12/1922 Dancing fool Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80385 10-in. 6/12/1922 Flapper walk Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80386 10-in. 6/12/1922 Serenade blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, Musical group, composer  
Columbia 80388 10-in. 6/12/1922 Yankee Doodle blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80475 10-in. 8/15/1922 Don't bring me posies Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80476 10-in. 8/15/1922 No wonder I'm lonesome Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80478 10-in. 8/15/1922 Toot, toot, Tootsie! (Goo'bye) Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80591 10-in. 10/10/1922 Choo choo blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, Musical group, composer  
Columbia 80632 10-in. 11/9/1922 Carry me back to my Carolina home Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80633 10-in. 11/9/1922 Those star spangled nights in Dixieland Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, songwriter, Musical group  
Columbia 80700 10-in. 12/4/1922 You tell 'em ivories Frank Westphal Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 80701 10-in. 12/4/1922 Pianoflage Frank Westphal Piano solo composer, instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 80706 10-in. 12/6/1922 Stop your kidding Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80707 10-in. 12/6/1922 Greenwich witch Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80759 10-in. 1/3/1923 You've got to see mama ev'ry night Dolly Kay Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, Musical group, vocalist, songwriter  
Columbia 80760 10-in. 1/3/1923 I loved you once Dolly Kay Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band leader, songwriter, Musical group, vocalist  
Columbia 80766 10-in. 1/5/1923 Liza Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, composer, Musical group  
Columbia 80915 10-in. 3/29/1923 Railroad man Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader, Musical group, composer  
(Results 1-25 of 52 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Westphal, Frank," accessed June 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114381.

Westphal, Frank. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114381.

"Westphal, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 June 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114381

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