Bill Snyder

Bill Snyder also known as William P. Snyder (November 7, 1916 – Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, May 11, 2011) was an American pianist, bandleader and songwriter of the 1950s.

Snyder studied under Moriz Rosenthal in Paris and served in the Air Force during the Second World War. Snyder first had a massive hit with Lorenz Hart's "Bewitched" in 1950. The song reached the top position on the Cash Box list of "The Nation's Top Ten Juke Box Tunes." Through the 1950s Snyder was America's most recorded light music pianist with nine gold and one platinum awards for his singles and albums.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 7th, 1916, Died May 11th, 2011

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1951 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano, arranger

Recordings (Results 51-75 of 143 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 100896 11/2/1956 Jade Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100897 11/2/1956 Turquoise Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100898 11/2/1956 Ruby Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100899 11/2/1956 Golden earrings Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100900 11/2/1956 Topaz Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100901 11/5/1956 Baubles, bangles and beads Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100902 11/5/1956 Pearls on velvet Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100903 11/5/1956 Diamond dust Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100904 11/14/1956 Ivory lace Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100905 11/14/1956 Amber fire Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100906 11/14/1956 Sapphire Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 100907 11/14/1956 Golden sands and silvery sea Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101305 1/10/1957 Cross your heart Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101306 1/10/1957 Fools rush in Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101307 1/10/1957 They say it's wonderful Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101308 1/10/1957 If there is someone lovelier Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101309 1/10/1957 Sweet and lovely Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101310 1/10/1957 It's time to say goodbye Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101311 1/10/1957 There's a small hotel Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101312 1/10/1957 Your eyes have told me Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101313 1/11/1957 Allah's holiday Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101314 1/11/1957 I'll be seeing you Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101315 1/11/1957 On the Alamo Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101316 1/11/1957 At sundown Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101772 2/28/1957 Hello Frisco Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 51-75 of 143 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Snyder, Bill," accessed June 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209635.

Snyder, Bill. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209635.

"Snyder, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 June 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209635

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