Frank Silver

Frank Silverstadt (September 8, 1892 or 1896 (sources differ) in Boston, Massachusetts – June 14, 1960 in Manhattan, New York), better known by his stage name Frank Silver, was an American songwriter, jazz drummer and vaudeville performer. He was best known for co-writing and co-composing the popular song "Yes! We Have No Bananas" in 1923 with Irving Cohn. He wrote at least 75 songs in his career.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1896, Died 1960

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1925

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, leader

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Silver, Frank," accessed June 21, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116908.

Silver, Frank. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 21, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116908.

"Silver, Frank." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 21 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116908

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