Franz Grothe

Franz Grothe (17 September 1908 – 12 September 1982) was a German composer, mainly for the cinema. His musicals were outstanding successes. He was required to be a member of the Nazi party (No. 2.580.427).

Birth and Death Data: Born September 17th, 1908 (Berlin), Died September 12th, 1982 (Cologne)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-71256 10-in. 1/19/1932 There's something in your eyes Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-86467 10-in. 12/17/1934 Waltz time in Vienna Florence Richardson Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Columbia W152108 10-in. 2/10/1932 There's something in your eyes Red McKenzie Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Grothe, Franz," accessed July 25, 2021,

Grothe, Franz. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from

"Grothe, Franz." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

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