Pauline Edith Alpert  (1912-1988)
Last updated: 09.10.23
According to the Internet source given below, Pauline (Edith) Alpert was an American pianist and composer born in New York City.
She graduated from East High School in Rochester and studied piano at the Eastman School of Music, briefly under Selim Palmgren.
She performed mainly at popular music venues, including radio, solo concerts, theater, recordings and nightclub throughout the United States. Billed as the Whirlwind Pianist she recorded for RCA Victor, Sonora, Pilot-Tone, and Rabson, in addition to motion picture shorts for Vitaphone. There are more than 500 piano rolls for Duo-Art to her credit. Her radio and television work for NBC and CBS included guest solo spots with Paul Whiteman, Rudy Vallee, and Fred Allen, as well as her own semi-weekly program for WOR radio in New York City.
Alpert also composed novelty pieces for the piano (published by Mills Music Company), and made her own arrangements.
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 12 works by Pauline Edith Alpert (1912-1988). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Night of Romance 1927  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Perils of Pauline 1927  Pub.
Blue Grass 1928
Dream of a Doll 1934  Pub.
March of the Blues 1935  Pub.
Merry Minnow, The 1935  Pub.
Piano Poker 1935
Happy New Year to Love 1937 Arthur Jones (words)  Pub.
Ivory Tips 1937  Pub.
Million Stars Just Can't Be Wrong, A 1937
Mindin' the Baby 1938  wvicon.gif
Tut Tut 1944  Pub.
     Composer Title Performer
youtube15.jpg P.E. Alpert Night of Romance (2:01) Ragtime Dorian Henry