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 76-100 of 143 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 101773 2/28/1957 Shine on harvest moon Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101774 2/28/1957 Ooh maybe it's you Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101775 2/28/1957 You stepped out of a dream Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101776 2/28/1957 I left her on the beach Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101777 2/28/1957 Tulip time Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101778 2/28/1957 Mississippi Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101779 3/1/1957 Tell me little gypsy Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101780 3/1/1957 Tell me little gypsy Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101781 3/1/1957 A pretty girl is like a melody Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 101782 3/1/1957 Hold me in your loving arms Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102627 6/3/1957 That night Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102628 6/3/1957 Interlude Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102629 6/3/1957 Written on the wind Bill Snyder Orchestra instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102871 7/11/1957 Love is a many splendored thing Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102872 7/11/1957 Symphonie moderne Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102873 7/11/1957 Invitation Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102874 7/11/1957 Away all boats Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102944 7/23/1957 Theme from Man of a thousand faces Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102947 7/23/1957 Fascination Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102948 7/23/1957 Laura Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102949 7/23/1957 Tammy Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 102950 7/23/1957 The song from Moulin Rouge Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 103999 1/10/1958 Shake down the stars Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 104000 1/10/1958 You feel out of a star Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 104001 1/10/1958 My lucky star Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 76-100 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.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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