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 11th, 1901, Died Los Angeles

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist, songwriter

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 composer, lyricist  
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  
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 W152095 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  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Petkere, Bernice," accessed October 19, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116892.

Petkere, Bernice. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116892.

"Petkere, Bernice." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 19 October 2020.

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

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