Eddie Lawrence

Eddie Lawrence (born Lawrence Eisler; March 2, 1919 – March 25, 2014) was an American monologist, actor, singer, lyricist, playwright, artist, director and television personality, whose comic creation, the Old Philosopher, gained him a devoted cult following for over five decades.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 2nd, 1919, Died March 25th, 2014 (Manhattan)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1954 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: speaker, vocalist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 86039 3/17/1954 Old, old Vienna, part 1 Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 86040 3/17/1954 Old, old Vienna, part 2 Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 100367 7/30/1956 Abner the baseball, part 1 Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 100481 8/22/1956 The good old days Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 101631 2/13/1957 Golden Baskos Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 101632 2/13/1957 [Unknown title(s)] Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 101633 2/13/1957 [Unknown title(s)] Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 101634 2/13/1957 Memories of Louise Hazel Scott speaker  
Decca 102297 4/18/1957 The old philosopher on the range Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 103587 11/1/1957 The merry old philosopher Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 103588 11/1/1957 That holiday spirit Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 103589 11/1/1957 The visitor Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 103590 11/1/1957 Fix your watch Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 104565 3/14/1958 The philosopher strikes back Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 104566 3/14/1958 Frankensteiner polka Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 104568 3/17/1958 El baion Emanuel Vardi Orchestra speaker  
Decca 104630 2/23/1958 The hi fi blues Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 105676 8/10/1958 [Unknown title(s)] Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 105677 8/10/1958 Space philosopher Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 105678 8/10/1958 Out of this world Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 105679 8/10/1958 [Unknown title(s)] Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 110038 1/12/1961 Suburban philosopher Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 110039 1/12/1961 We sure had fun Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 110040 1/12/1961 The visitor from inner space Eddie Lawrence speaker  
Decca 110041 1/12/1961 Heckle Freckle and Hide Eddie Lawrence speaker  
(Results 1-25 of 42 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Lawrence, Eddie," accessed July 31, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205694.

Lawrence, Eddie. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 31, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205694.

"Lawrence, Eddie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 31 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/205694

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