Bernice Petkere

Bernice Petkere (August 11, 1901 – January 7, 2000) was an American songwriter. She was dubbed the "Queen of Tin Pan Alley" by Irving Berlin.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 11, 1901, Died January 7, 2000 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BRC-72287 10-in. 4/14/1932 Lullaby of the leaves George Olsen and his Music Jazz/dance band, with vocal sextet composer  
Victor BRC-72515 10-in. 4/27/1932 By a rippling stream (Waiting for you) Johnny Hamp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio lyricist, composer  
Victor ESHQ-72876 8-in. 6/13/1932 Lullaby of the leaves Gloria Palace Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BSHQ-73001 10-in. 6/14/1932 Lullaby of the leaves Carl Snyder Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BSHQ-73151 10-in. 8/3/1932 The lady I love Russ Columbo Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Victor BS-73951 10-in. 11/11/1932 My river home Jack Denny ; Paul Small ; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor LBS-73952 10-in. (33-1/3 rpm) 11/14/1932 My river home Jack Denny ; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-73953 10-in. 11/14/1932 My river home Jack Denny ; Waldorf-Astoria Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-73984 10-in. 11/23/1932 My river home Peter De Rose Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-74873 10-in. 12/19/1932 Hats off here comes a lady Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-74874 10-in. 12/19/1932 Hats off here comes a lady Ted Weems Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer  
Victor BS-74934 10-in. 1/20/1933 Hats off, here comes a lady Walter Darrow Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-75667 10-in. 4/19/1933 Stay out of my dreams Ramona Female vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor BS-76098 10-in. 5/5/1933 Stay out of my dreams Little Jack Little Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-77438 10-in. 8/8/1933 Close your eyes Eddy Duchin Orchestra ; Lew Sherwood Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer, lyricist  
Victor BS-031570 10-in. 1/27/1939 It's all so new to me Gray Gordon ; Cliff Grass ; Tic-Toc Rhythm Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-031839 10-in. 1/26/1939 It's all so new to me Bob Allen ; Hal Kemp Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-036059 10-in. 3/21/1939 It's all so new to me Joan Crawford Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor D9VB-0992 10-in. 3/24/1949 Close your eyes Maurice Rocco ; The Rhythm (Maurice Rocco) Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia W152063 10-in. 1/15/1932 Starlight (Help me find the one I love) Campus Boys ; Ted Wallace Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia [W]152095 10-in. 1/28/1932 Starlight (Help me find the one I love) Artie Dunn ; Les Reis Male vocal duet, with violin and guitar composer  
Columbia W152195 10-in. 5/12/1932 Lullaby of the leaves Ben Selvin and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal quartet composer  
Columbia W152221 10-in. 6/23/1932 The lady I love The Knickerbockers ; Bruce Noble Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor (Canada) 7349 10-in. 1/6/1932 Starlight (help me find the one I love) Jack Denny Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL4748 10-in. 3/9/1934 Close your eyes Don Alfredo et son orchestre de marimbas Instrumental ensemble, with vocal refrain composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Petkere, Bernice," accessed April 19, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116892.

Petkere, Bernice. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 19, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116892.

"Petkere, Bernice." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 19 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116892

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