Melville A. Leven (11 November, 1914–17 December, 2007) was an American composer and lyricist who had a long association with the Walt Disney Company, although he also wrote songs for Peggy Lee ("Every Time"), The Andrews Sisters ("Commoners Boogy"), Nat King Cole, Dean Martin, and Les Brown, among others.
= Recordings are available for online listening.
= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-064408||10-in.||5/26/1941||Mrs. Austin from Boston||Joe Reichman Orchestra ; Larry Neill ; Margie Stuart||Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-071651||10-in.||1/20/1942||Ya lu-blu (I love you)||Charlie Barnet Orchestra ; Al Lane||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Leven, Mel," accessed November 29, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327255.
Leven, Mel. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 29, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/327255.
"Leven, Mel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 29 November 2023.
DAHR Persistent Identifier
Wikipedia content provided under the terms of the Creative Commons BY-SA license
Send the Editors a message about this record.