Durelle Alexander

Durelle Alexander (March 30, 1918 - May 21, 1994) was a child performer who appeared in "Hollywood Junior Follies" and several silent "Our Gang" comedies throughout the 1920s. As an adult, she had a singing career with several big bands on radio and on tour.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 30th, 1918 (Greenville), Died May 21st, 1994

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1935 - 1936

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-92578 10-in. 7/9/1935 And then some Durelle Alexander ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BS-92581 10-in. 7/9/1935 Sugar plum Durelle Alexander ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo vocalist  
Victor CS-95097 12-in. 9/28/1935 Top hat medley Durelle Alexander ; Johnny Hauser ; King’s Men ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female and male vocal solos and male vocal quartet vocalist  
Victor BS-99062 10-in. 2/6/1936 Wah-hoo Durelle Alexander ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo and vocal ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-99878 10-in. 3/13/1936 There's a small hotel Durelle Alexander ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Alexander, Durelle," accessed August 2, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115102.

Alexander, Durelle. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 2, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115102.

"Alexander, Durelle." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 2 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115102

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