Louis Kaufman

Louis Kaufman (May 10, 1905 – February 9, 1994) was an American violinist and possibly the most recorded musical artist of the 20th century. He played on the soundtrack of as many as 500 movies and made over 100 musical recordings. He is also credited with reviving the music of Antonio Vivaldi with his recording of The Four Seasons in 1947, which won the Grand Prix du Disque in 1950, was elected to the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002, and in 2003 was selected for the Library of Congress’s National Recording Registry.

Birth and Death Data: Born May 10th, 1905 (Portland), Died February 9th, 1994 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: viola, violin

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 41 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia W143350 10-in. 1/25/1927 Old folks at home Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W143351 10-in. 1/25/1927 Drink to me only with thine eyes Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W143371 10-in. 1/31/1927 Home, sweet home Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W144238 10-in. 5/27/1927 Annie Laurie Musical Art Quartet Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W145757 10-in. 3/15/1928 Deep river Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W145996 10-in. 4/11/1928 Nobody knows the trouble I've seen Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W147858 10-in. 1/17/1929 To a wild rose Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W147859 10-in. 1/17/1929 Mighty lak' a rose Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W147860 10-in. 1/17/1929 Spanish dance Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W148374 10-in. 4/23/1929 Serenade Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W148385 10-in. 4/26/1929 Adagietto Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W149636 10-in. 1/2/1930 Venetian love song Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W149637 10-in. 1/2/1930 Scherzo Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W98309 12-in. 1/31/1927 Quartet in C major Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W98310 12-in. 1/31/1927 Quartet in C major Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W98326 12-in. 4/4/1927 Quartet in C major Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W98327 12-in. 4/4/1927 Quartet in C major Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W98328 12-in. 4/4/1927 Quartet in C major Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W98329 12-in. 4/4/1927 Serenade Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W98334 12-in. 4/21/1927 Quartet, no. 5 : Vivace Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W98435 12-in. 1/9/1928 Quartet in A minor Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W98436 12-in. 1/9/1928 Quartet in A minor Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W98440 12-in. 1/11/1928 Quartet in A minor Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W98441 12-in. 1/11/1928 Quartet in A minor Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia W98442 12-in. 1/11/1928 Quartet in A minor Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
(Results 1-25 of 41 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kaufman, Louis," accessed August 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116383.

Kaufman, Louis. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116383.

"Kaufman, Louis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116383

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