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 126-143 of 143 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 113079 2/7/1963 Grabbing at rainbows Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 113080 2/7/1963 Randy's theme Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9085 3/28/1956 This is me loving you Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca L 9086 3/28/1956 Fountain in Central Park Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca L 9087 3/28/1956 Sheer magic Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca L 9088 3/28/1956 Ridin' the offbeat Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca L 9095 3/29/1956 The window choppers Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca L 9096 3/29/1956 Cafe conversation Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca L 9097 3/29/1956 Choppin' up Chopin Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca L 9098 3/29/1956 Raggedie Ruthie Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca L 9109 4/2/1956 Iris Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca L 9110 4/2/1956 When I'm with you Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca L 9111 4/2/1956 Black orchid Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca L 9112 4/2/1956 Ginger Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano, arranger  
Decca L 9248 6/1/1956 Reverie in rhythm Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9249 6/1/1956 The March hare-1 Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9250 6/1/1956 Chicago blues Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 9251 6/1/1956 My silent love Bill Snyder instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 126-143 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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