Henri René

Henri René (born Harold Manfred Kirchstein; December 29, 1906 – April 25, 1993), was an American musician who had an international career in the recording industry as a producer, composer, conductor and arranger.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 29, 1906 (New York City), Died April 25, 1993 (Houston)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1937 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, conductor, session supervisor, accordion, arranger, songwriter, composer, director, piano, A & R representative, violin

Notes: Many compositions credited under birth name Harold M. Kirchstein, but he is better known as Henri René, an instrumentalist, conductor, composer, arranger, and record producer. Listed as Harlan Ramsay on RCA Camden issues. He used many pseudonyms, among them Harold Grant and "André," as in André Musette Orchestra, Birth name: Harold Manfred Kirchstein.

See Also: Kirchstein, Harold M.; René, Henr

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Recordings (Results 51-75 of 327 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-066562 10-in. 4/13/1942 Raz jedem powiedz "tak" Orkiestra Srebrne Dzwony ; Bernie Witkowski Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-066563 10-in. 4/13/1942 Cienki z grubem Orkiestra Srebrne Dzwony ; Bernie Witkowski Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-066640 10-in. 9/17/1941 Tattooed lady André Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-066640 10-in. 9/17/1941 Jumping beans André Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-066640 10-in. 9/17/1941 The scissor grinder André Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion, songwriter  
Victor BS-066640 10-in. 9/17/1941 Ohio polka (She knows what's what) André Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-067553 10-in. 8/12/1941 Halli-hallo-halli Magnante's Accordion Band Accordion quartet, with guitar and string bass songwriter  
Victor BS-068462 10-in. 12/9/1941 Nach Hause geh'n wir nicht Karl Weiss Bayrische Bauernkapelle Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068463 10-in. 12/9/1941 Berggipfel Karl Weiss Bayrische Bauernkapelle Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068464 10-in. 12/9/1941 Steirischer Ländler (Styrian) Karl Weiss Bayrische Bauernkapelle Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068465 10-in. 12/9/1941 Kuckuck Ländler Karl Weiss Bayrische Bauernkapelle Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068740 10-in. 12/23/1941 Im grünen tal Karl Weiss Bayrische Bauernkapelle Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068741 10-in. 12/23/1941 Gastwirten Marsch (Barkeeper's march) Karl Weiss Bayrische Bauernkapelle Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068742 10-in. 12/23/1941 Erntefest (Harvest) Karl Weiss Bayrische Bauernkapelle Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068743 10-in. 12/23/1941 Tante Paula (Aunt Paula) Karl Weiss Bayrische Bauernkapelle Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068776 10-in. 1/6/1942 Des Müllers Töchterlein Hans Reimar ; Victor Tanzorchester Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068777 10-in. 1/6/1942 Wenn die Musik marchiert Hans Reimar ; Victor Tanzorchester Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068778 10-in. 1/6/1942 Rutschbahn Hans Reimar ; Victor Tanzorchester Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band songwriter, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068779 10-in. 1/6/1942 Treu wie Gold Hans Reimar ; Victor Tanzorchester Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band composer, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068953 10-in. 1/20/1942 Mē se noiazei (Μη σε νοιαζει) Fotis Argyropoulos (Φωτης Αργυροπουλος) Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068954 10-in. 1/20/1942 Ela mikro mou (Ελα μικρο μου) Fotis Argyropoulos (Φωτης Αργυροπουλος) Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068955 10-in. 1/20/1942 Mourgo Mousolini (Μουργο Μουσολινι) Fotis Argyropoulos (Φωτης Αργυροπουλος) Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068956 10-in. 1/20/1942 Tsimpliari Chirochito (Τσιμπλιαρι Χιροχιτο) Fotis Argyropoulos (Φωτης Αργυροπουλος) Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068957 10-in. 1/22/1942 Calling all cats André Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-068958 10-in. 1/22/1942 Abra-ka-dabra André Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, accordion, composer  
(Results 51-75 of 327 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "René, Henri," accessed February 27, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116420.

René, Henri. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 27, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116420.

"René, Henri." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 27 February 2024.

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