Heino Gaze

Heino Gaze (20 February 1908 – 24 October 1967) was a German composer. In Germany he is best known as the composer of "La Le Lu (nur der Mann im Mond schaut zu)" sung by Heinz Rühmann in the film Wenn der Vater mit dem Sohne. Probably most famous in America is his song "Kalkutta liegt am Ganges" which became a hit performed by Lawrence Welk under the title "Calcutta". He worked on more than thirty film scores during his career.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 20, 1908 (Halle (Saale)), Died October 24, 1967 (Berlin)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1948

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia (U.K.) CB12003 10-in. 6/17/1948 Opapa 'opapa 'opapa Grande Orchestra Jazz Columbia ; Dino Olivieri Jazz/dance band composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gaze, Heino," accessed March 30, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/320668.

Gaze, Heino. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 30, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/320668.

"Gaze, Heino." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 30 March 2023.

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