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Levant, Oscar

cast, composer, music director, piano, composer, writer


born: 27 Dec 1906 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania / state, USA Source: 1  

died: 14 Aug 1972 Beverly Hills, California / state, USA Source: 1  

date of Variety obit: 16 Aug 1972  

Concerts:


17 Mar 1945 Memphis, Tennessee / state, USA Source: 2  

The Music Sack has 51 items with information about Oscar Levant:


 1999

Artist Index

p. 237-258 In:
MacKenzie, Harry
The directory of the Armed Forces Radio services series
Compiled by Harry Mackenzie
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1999

Number of People : 1,855


 1998

Index

The above item is part of :
Larkin, Colin
The encyclopedia of popular music
Third edition
New York: Macmillan, 1998, 8 v.

Number of People : 43,747


 1996

[Index of Names]

The above item is part of :
Bloom, Ken
American song
The complete musical theater companion: 1877-1995. Volume 2: T-Z and indexes
Second edition
New York: Schirmer Books, 1996, 2093 p.

Number of People : 24,881


 1996

[Artist Index]

The above item is part of :
Ruppli, Michel
The Decca labels. A discography. Volume 6
Record numerical listings & general artist index
Compiled by Michel Ruppli
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press, 1996, 958 p.

Number of People : 10,351


 1991

Wright, H. Stephen
Limbacher, James L.
Keeping score : film and television music, 1980-1988
(with additional coverage of 1921-1979)
James L. Limbacher and H. Stephen Wright
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1991

Number of People : 5,562


 1989

Performer Index : Conductors

p. 547-557 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1984-1987 : based on material ... 1984 AND 1987
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1989, 639 p.

Number of People : 20,297


 1986

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


 1986

Lyman, Darryl
Great jews in music
New York: Jonathan David Publishers, Inc., 1986

Number of People : 573


 1985

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


 1985

Wilson, Lyle G.
A dictionary of pianists
London: Robert Hale, 1985

Number of People : 2,597


 1985

Performer Index : Instrumentalits

p. 715-745 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews 1978-1983 : based on material ...
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1985, 873 p.

Number of People : 4,398


 1984

Butterworth, Neil
A dictionary of American composers
New York: Garland, 1984

Number of People : 525


 1982 Source: 2

Kehler, George
The piano in concert
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1982, 1431 p.

Number of People : 2,682


 1982

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


 1980

Index

The above item is part of :
Perry, Jeb H.
Variety obits. An index to obituaries in Variety, 1905-1978
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1980, 311 p.

Number of People : 101,729


 1980

Performer Index : Instrumentalists

p. 311-366 In:
Myers, Kurtz
Index to record reviews
Compiled and edited by Kurtz Myers
Vol. 5: indexes
Boston, Massachusetts: G.K. Hall, 1980, 664 p.

Number of People : 6,053


 1980 Source: 1

Sadie, Stanley
The new Grove dictionary of music and musicians
London: Macmillan, 1980

Number of People : 20,506


 1979

Robijns, Jozef
Zijlstra, Miep
Algemene muziek enciclopedie
hoofdred., J. Robijns en Miep Zijlstra
Haarlem: De Haan, [1979]-1984

Number of People : 16,262


 1978

Artists' Index

p. 1754-1845 In:
Rust, Brian
Jazz records 1897-1942
4th revised and enlarged edition
Vol. 2: Abe Lyman to Bob Zurke
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers, 1978, 1996 p.

Number of People : 9,605


 1976

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

Number of People : 3,758


 1975

Artists Index

p. 2006-2066 In:
Rust, Brian
The American dance band discography 1917-1942
New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House, 1975, 2066 p.

Number of People : 4,347


 1974

Rosner, Helmut
Bulling, Burchard
Frank, Paul
Noetzel, Florian
Kurzgefasstes Tonkunstler Lexikon
Fortfuhrt von Burchard Bulling, Florian Noetzel, Helmut Rosner
Wilhelmshaven: Heinrichshofen, 1974
       Note: Zweiter Teil: Erganzungen und Erweiterungen seit 1937

Number of People : 16,276


 1974

Kinkle, Roger D.
The complete encyclopedia of popular music and jazz, 1900-1950
New Rochelle, N. Y.: Arlington, 1974

Number of People : 2,098


 1974

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

Number of People : 3,156


 1974

Bull, Storm
Index to biographies of contemporary composers
Vol. II
Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1974, 567 p.

Number of People : 6,198


 1973

Index to music necrology : 1972 necrology
Notes (Music Library Association), 1973, p. 705

Number of People : 115


 1968

Levant, Oscar
The Unimportance of Being Oscar.
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1968

Number of People : 1


 1968

Levant, Oscar
The unimportance of being Oscar.
New York: Putnam 1968. 255 S.

Number of People : 1


 1965

Levant, Oscar
The memoirs of an amnesiac
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1965, 320 p.

Number of People : 1


 1965

Levant, Oscar
The memoirs of an amnesiac
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons 1965. 320 S.

Number of People : 1


 1965

Levant, Oscar
Memoirs of an Amnesiac.
New York: G.P. Putnam, 1965

Number of People : 1

Descriptive note


 1965

Levant, Oscar
The unimportance of being Oscar
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1965, 320 p.

Number of People : 1


 1964

Bull, Storm
Index to biographies of contemporary composers
New York: Scarecrow Press, 1964, 405 p.

Number of People : 5,157


 1954

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)


 1953

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


 1951

Moberg, Carl-Allan
Sundstrom, Einar
Sohlman's musiklexikon : nordiskt och allmant upplagsverk for tonkonst, musikliv och dans
Redaktion: Gosta Morin, Carl Allan Moberg [och] Einar Sundstrom
Stockholm: Sohlman Forlag, [1951-]

Number of People : 8,662


 1951

Sendrey, Alfred
Bibliography of Jewish music
By Alfred Sendrey
New York: Columbia University Press, 1951, 404 p.

Number of People : 1,408


 1949

Saleski, Gdal
Famous musicians of Jewish origin
New York: Bloch Publishing Company, 1949, 716 p.

Number of People : 384

More Details : (3 Sections)


 1947

Reis, Claire Raphael
Composers in America : biographical sketches of contemporary composers with a record of their works
Revised and enlarged edition
New York: MacMillan, 1947, 399 p.

Number of People : 331


 1943

Thompson, Oscar
The internatinoal cyclopedia of music and musicians
New York: 1943

Number of People : 669


 1941

Barone, J.
Who is who in music
1941 edition
Chicago: Lee Stern Press, 1941

Number of People : 3,908


 1941

Howard, John Tasker
Mendel, Arthur
Our contemporary composers : American music in the twentieth century
By John Tasker Howard with the assistance of Arthur Mendel
Freeport, New York: Books for Libraries Press, 1941, 447 p.

Number of People : 287


 1940

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

Number of People : 237


 1940

Levant, Oscar
A smattering of ignorance
New York: Doubleday, Doran, 1940, 267 p.

Number of People : 1


 1940

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

Number of People : 6,835


 1940

Levant, Oscar
A Cog in the Wheel
       Note: The article appears as Chapter 3 in Levant's autobiography.

p. 89-144 In:
A Smattering of Ignorance
New York: Doubleday, 1940

Number of People : 1


 1939

Levant, Oscar
Movie Music
Town and Country (New York), (Dec. 1939), p. 90-91, 130-33.

Number of People : 1


 1938

Wier, Albert E.
The Macmillan Encyclopedia of Music and Musicians in One Volume
Compiled and edited by Albert E. Wier
London: Macmillan and Co., 1938, 2089 p.

Number of People : 870


 1938

Reis, Claire Raphael
Composers in America
New York: 1938

Number of People : 30


 undated

Levant, Oscar
Movie music

p. 221-229 In:
Ross, Theodore J.
Film and the Liberal Arts
Edited by Theodore J. Ross

Number of People : 1


 undated

The universal Jewish encyclopedia
New York

Number of People : 115


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