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 26-41 of 41 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia 98446 12-in. 1/12/1928 Quartet in A minor Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia 98447 12-in. 1/12/1928 Quartet in A minor Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia 98487 12-in. 3/12/1928 Quartet in E major : Menuetto Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia 98488 12-in. 3/12/1928 Quartet in E major Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia 98489 12-in. 3/12/1928 Quartet in E major Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia 98490 12-in. 3/14/1928 Quartet in E major Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia 98491 12-in. 3/14/1928 Quartet in E major Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia 98492 12-in. 3/15/1928 Quartet in E major Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia 98493 12-in. 3/15/1928 Interludium in modo antico Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia 98494 12-in. 3/15/1928 Alla spagnola Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia 98517 12-in. 4/11/1928 Hark, hark! The lark Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Columbia 98652 12-in. ca. 1929 Largo Musical Art Quartet String quartet instrumentalist, viola  
Edison 18462 10-in. 5/2/1928 Little log cabin of dreams Louis Kaufman ; Louis Spielman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Edison 18463 10-in. 5/2/1928 Ramona Louis Kaufman ; Louis Spielman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Edison N-228 10-in. 5/2/1928 Little log cabin of dreams Louis Kaufman ; Louis Spielman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
Edison N-229 10-in. 5/2/1928 Ramona Louis Kaufman ; Louis Spielman Violin solo, with piano instrumentalist, violin  
(Results 26-41 of 41 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Kaufman, Louis," accessed June 14, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116383.

Kaufman, Louis. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116383.

"Kaufman, Louis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 14 June 2021.

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