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Breil, Joseph Carl

singer, conductor, composer of scores for silent movies

born: 29 Jun 1870 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 23 Jan 1926 Los Angeles, California / state, USA Source: 1  

The Music Sack has 24 items with information about Joseph Carl Breil:


Borroff, Edith
Clark, J. Bunker
American opera : a checklist
By Edith Borroff
Edited by J. Bunker Clark
Detroit: Harmonie Park Press, 1992, 334 p.

Number of People : 2,319


Bierley, Paul E.
Rehrig, William H.
The heritage encyclopedia of band music : composers and their music
Edited by Paul E. Bierley
William H. Rehrig
Westerville, Ohio: Integrity Press, 1991

Number of People : 8,916


Robinson, David
Music of the shadows.
The use of musical accompaniment with silent films, 1896-1936

Number of People : 20


Anderson, Gillian B.
Bowser, Eileen
Music for silent films 1894-1929 : a guide
Compiled and with an introduction by Gillian B. Anderson, Music Division.
With a Foreword by Eileen Bowser
Washington: Library of Congress, 1988

Number of People : 4


Sadie, Stanley
Hitchcock, H. Wiley
The new Grove dictionary of American music
edited by H. Wiley Hitchcock and Stanley Sadie
New York, N.Y. : Grove's Dictionaries of Music, 1986. 4 v.

Number of People : 3,993


Wescott, Steven D.
A comprehensive bibliography of music for film and television
Compiled by Steven D. Wescott
Detroit: Information Coordinatores, 1985, 432 p.

Number of People : 161

 1982 Source: 1

Anderson, E. Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
Second edition
Compiled by E. Ruth Anderson
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1982, 578 p.

Number of People : 3,986


Anderson, Ruth
Contemporary American composers
A biographical dictionary
1st ed.
Boston: G. K. Hall, 1976, 513 p.

Number of People : 3,758


Claghorn, Charles Eugene
Biographical dictionary of American music
West Nyack, N.Y.: Parker Pub. Co., 1974, 491 p.

Number of People : 3,156


Stern, Seymour
The Film's Score.
Film Culture, 36 (Spring-Summer 1965), p. 103-32.
       Note: Part of a special issue entitled "Griffith: I.'The Birth of a Nation.'"

Number of People : 1


Lyons, James
Howard, John Tasker
Our American music : three hundred years of it
Third edition, revised and reset.
With supplementary chapters by James Lyons
New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1954, 841 p.

Number of People : 649

More Details : (1 Section)


McCarty, Clifford
Morton, Lawrence
Film composers in America
A checklist of their work
Compiled and edited by Clifford McCarty.
Foreword by Lawrence Morton
Glendale, California: distributed by John Valentine, 1953

Number of People : 163


Bio-bibliographical index of musicians in the United States of America since colonial times
Prepared by the District of Columbia Historical Records Survey Division of Community Service Programs Works project Administration
Washington, DC: 1941, 439 p.

Number of People : 10,576


Rohrer, Gertrude Martin
Music and musicians of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, 1940

Number of People : 237


Baker, Theodore
Baker's biographical dictionary of musicians
Fourth edition revised and enlarged
New York: G. Schirmer, 1940

Number of People : 6,835


Fredericks, Jessica M.
California composers : biographical notes
Compiled by Jessica M. Fredericks, Federation Chairman of Music in Libraries
San Francisco: California Federation of Music Clubs, 1934, 36 p.

Number of People : 227


Hipsher, Edward Ellsworth
American opera and its composers
Philadelphia: Theodore Presser, 1927, 408 p.

Number of People : 128

More Details : (1 Section)



p. 327 In:
Pierre Key's music year book 1926-27
New York: Pierre Key, 1926, 519 p.

Number of People : 168


Breil, Joseph Carl
Making Musical Adaptations
       Note: includes references to the work of Carl Edouarde.

Chapter II, p. 85-87 In:
Opportunities in the Motion Picture Industry
Los Angeles: Photoplay Research Society, 1922

Number of People : 1


Who's who in music in California
Los Angeles: Pacific Coast musician, 1920, 151 p.

Number of People : 499

More Details : (1 Section)


Movie Music and Joseph Carl Breil.
Music News (Chicago), 11 (Sep. 26, 1919), p. 16.

Number of People : 1


Saerchinger, Cesar
International who's who in music and musical gazetteer
Edited by Cesar Saerchinger
New York: Current Literature Pub. Co., 1918, 841 p.

Number of People : 5,340


Breil, Joseph Carl
Moving Pictures of the Past and Present and the Music Provided for Same.
Metronome, 32 (Nov. 1916), p. 42ff.

Number of People : 1


Hanaford, Harry Prescott
Hines, Dixie
Who's who in music and drama
Edited by Dixie Hines and Harry Prescott Hanaford
New York: H.P. Hanaford, 1914, 560 p.

Number of People : 1,154

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