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 101-125 of 327 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor E0VB-3748 10-in. 8/7/1950 Cincinnatti dancing pig Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Redd Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band session supervisor  
Victor E0VB-3749 10-in. 8/7/1950 River road two step Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Redd Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band session supervisor  
Victor E0VB-3750 10-in. 8/7/1950 Mop rag boogie Golden West Cowboys ; Pee Wee King ; Gene Stewart Male vocal solo, with string band session supervisor  
Victor E0VB-5002 10-in. 10/12/1950 Just for old times' sake California Cowhands ; Hank Penny Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor E0VB-5003 10-in. 10/12/1950 'Tater pie California Cowhands ; Hank Penny Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor D7FB-187 10-in. 2/27/1947 Voglio vivere cosi Stefano Lombardi ; RCA Victor Continental Orchestra Male vocal solo, with female vocal trio and orchestra arranger, conductor  
Victor E1VB-0533 10-in. 1/23/1951 A bad penny always returns California Cowhands ; Hank Penny Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0534 10-in. 1/23/1951 What she's got is mine California Cowhands ; Hank Penny Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0536 10-in. 1/23/1951 No muss- no fuss- no bother California Cowhands ; Hank Penny Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0537 10-in. 1/23/1951 Hold the phone California Cowhands ; Hank Penny Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0552 10-in. 1/29/1951 Katy (the hoppinest kangaroo) Frank Worth Orchestra ; Roy Rogers ; Roy Rogers Riders ; Frank Worth Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0553 10-in. 1/29/1951 Yogy the dogie (with the ribbon on his tail) Frank Worth Orchestra ; Roy Rogers ; Roy Rogers Riders ; Frank Worth Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0554 10-in. 1/29/1951 Pliney Jane Frank Worth Orchestra ; Roy Rogers ; Roy Rogers Riders ; Frank Worth Male vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0606 10-in. 4/6/1951 Last night my heart crossed the ocean Dale Evans ; Frank Worth Orchestra ; Roy Rogers Riders ; Frank Worth Female vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0607 10-in. 4/6/1951 Please send me someone to love Dale Evans ; Frank Worth Orchestra ; Frank Worth Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0608 10-in. 4/6/1951 Strawberry tears Dale Evans ; Frank Worth Orchestra ; Roy Rogers Riders Female vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0609 10-in. 4/6/1951 Snow on the mountain Dale Evans ; Frank Worth Orchestra ; Roy Rogers Riders Female vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0622 10-in. 4/27/1951 I wish I wuz Frank Worth Orchestra ; Roy Rogers ; Roy Rogers Riders ; Frank Worth Male vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0623 10-in. 4/27/1951 Buck-eye cowboy Frank Worth Orchestra ; Roy Rogers ; Roy Rogers Riders ; Frank Worth Male vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0659 10-in. 6/29/1951 The lamp of faith Frank Worth Orchestra ; Roy Rogers ; Roy Rogers Riders ; Frank Worth Male vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor E1VB-0661 10-in. 6/29/1951 Good luck, good health, God bless you Frank Worth Orchestra ; Roy Rogers ; Roy Rogers Riders ; Frank Worth Male vocal solo, with male vocal ensemble and instrumental ensemble session supervisor  
Victor D6FB-1379 10-in. 3/28/1946 Little brown jug Henri René Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble conductor, arranger, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D6FB-1380 10-in. 3/28/1946 Turkish delight Henri René Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble arranger, conductor, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D6FB-1381 10-in. 3/28/1946 Gypsy rhapsody Henri René Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble arranger, conductor, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor D6FB-1382 10-in. 3/28/1946 La raspa Henri René Musette Orchestra Instrumental ensemble conductor, arranger, instrumentalist, accordion  
(Results 101-125 of 327 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "René, Henri," accessed February 28, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116420.

René, Henri. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 28, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116420.

"René, Henri." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 28 February 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116420

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