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 101-125 of 143 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 104002 1/10/1958 Stars in my eyes Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105367 7/24/1958 Sea mist Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105368 7/24/1958 Urban twilight Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105369 7/24/1958 Chicago concerto Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105370 7/24/1958 Cameo No. 2 Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105373 7/24/1958 Clair de lune Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105383 7/31/1958 Hungarian fantasy Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105384 7/31/1958 Malaguena Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105385 7/31/1958 3rd mvt. from Rachmaninoff's Concerto No.2 in C minor Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105386 7/31/1958 Warsaw concerto Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 105387 7/31/1958 Fantaisie impromptu Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 107371 5/21/1959 The touch of your lips Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 107372 5/21/1959 A kiss to say hello Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 107373 5/21/1959 No kissin' blues Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 107374 5/21/1959 When I fall in love Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 107375 5/21/1959 I kiss your hand Madame Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 107376 5/21/1959 A sinner kissed an angel Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 107377 5/25/1959 Kiss of fire Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 107378 5/25/1959 Lovers symphony Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 107379 5/25/1959 The magic touch Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 107380 5/25/1959 Gimme a little kiss, will ya, huh? Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 107381 5/25/1959 The kiss tango Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 107382 5/25/1959 A kiss in the dark Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 113077 2/7/1963 My pony macaroni Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 113078 2/7/1963 Hudson River rhapsody Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 101-125 of 143 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Snyder, Bill," accessed June 14, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209635.

Snyder, Bill. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 14, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/209635.

"Snyder, Bill." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 14 June 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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