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 51-75 of 90 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 81041 10-in. 5/29/1923 Carolina mammy Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81042 10-in. 5/29/1923 The duck's quack Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81045 10-in. 5/30/1923 Off again on again blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81046 10-in. 5/30/1923 Two time Dan Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81047 10-in. 5/30/1923 Dusting the keys Frank Westphal Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Columbia 81048 10-in. 5/30/1923 Pianola Frank Westphal Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Columbia 81308 10-in. 10/16/1923 Oh! Sister, ain't that hot! Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81309 10-in. 10/16/1923 Red hot Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81310 10-in. 10/16/1923 All wrong Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81314 10-in. 10/18/1923 I've got a song for sale Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81315 10-in. 10/18/1923 Stack o' Lee blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81316 10-in. 10/18/1923 Forgetful blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81317 10-in. 10/18/1923 Chimes blues Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81384 10-in. 12/5/1923 I'm somebody nobody loves Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81385 10-in. 12/5/1923 Wonder if she's lonely Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81409 10-in. 12/7/1923 My sweetie's sweeter than that Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81606 10-in. 3/5/1924 Nobody's sweetheart Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81607 10-in. 3/5/1924 In the evening Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81610 10-in. 3/6/1924 Never again Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81611 10-in. 3/6/1924 Home in Pasadena Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81612 10-in. 3/6/1924 Feeling the way I do Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81615 10-in. 3/6/1924 That lullaby strain Frank Westphal Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 81900 10-in. 8/7/1924 Sing a little song Shannon Four Male vocal quartet, with orchestra songwriter  
Columbia 81955 10-in. 9/4/1924 Sing a little song Art Kahn Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Columbia W145857 10-in. 3/30/1928 Sweetheart I'm sorry (That I made you cry) Charles Kaley Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
(Results 51-75 of 90 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Westphal, Frank," accessed January 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114381.

Westphal, Frank. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114381.

"Westphal, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 January 2021.

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