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 76-90 of 90 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W145987 10-in. 4/9/1928 Sweetheart, I'm sorry (That I made you cry) Irving Kaufman Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance ensemble composer  
Columbia W146469 10-in. 6/21/1928 Sweetheart, I'm sorry Cole McElroy's Spanish Ball Room Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W148188 10-in. 4/8/1929 Perfume of roses Andy Sannella All Star Trio Instrumental trio, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W148445 10-in. 4/16/1929 Perfume of roses Julie Wintz and his Jersey Collegians ; Tommy Weir Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Columbia W148787 10-in. 7/5/1929 When you come to the end of the day The Cavaliers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
OKeh S-70778 10-in. Aug. 1922 Those longing for you blues Jazz Hounds ; Mamie Smith Jazz/dance band composer  
OKeh S-72738 10-in. Aug. 1924 Sing a little song Vernon Dalhart Male vocal solo, with orchestra songwriter  
Brunswick 4872 10-in. approximately Dec. 1920 Rose Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 7348 10-in. approximately Feb. 1922 Those longing for you blues Isham Jones Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 5247-5248 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Toddle Carl Fenton’s Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick E29959 10-in. May 1929 When you come to the end of the day Castlewood Marimba Band [Marimba Orchestra] Marimba band, with vocal; with humming (take G) composer  
Edison 7800 10-in. 2/15/1921 Toddle Harry Raderman's Jazz Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 8527 10-in. 7/10/1922 Those longing for you blues Atlantic Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Edison 9666 10-in. 8/7/1924 Sing a little song Golden Gate Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Edison 9816 10-in. 10/29/1924 Broken dreams Rae Eleanor Ball ; John F. Burckhardt Violin solo, with piano songwriter  
(Results 76-90 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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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/114381

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