Arthur Freed  (1894-1973)
Last updated: 19.04.24
According to the Internet source given below, Arthur Freed was an American lyricist and Hollywood film producer. He won the Academy Award for Best Picture twice, in 1951 for An American in Paris and in 1958 for Gigi. Both films were musicals. In addition, he produced and was also a co-lyricist for the now-iconic film Singin' in the Rain.
Of ragtime interest is his Pagan Love Song (1929) published by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp., .
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 8 works by Arthur Freed (1894-1973). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Peggy Dear (w&m) 1921 Gus Arnheim (co-author)
Abe Lyman (co-author)
Abe Lyman (perf.)
After Every Party (w&m) 1922 Earl Burtnett (co-author)  wvicon.gif
Cover Me With Kisses (w&m) 1923 Morton Downey (perf.)  Pub.
I Cried For You 1923 Gus Arnheim (co-author)
Abe Lyman (co-author)
Glen Gray (perf.)
McFarland Twins (perf.)
If You Love Her 1925
Pagan Love Song 1929 Nacio Herb Brown (words)  wvicon.gif
Our Love Affair (w&m) 1940 Roger Edens (words)
Judy Garland (perf.)
Mickey Rooney (perf.)
Paul Whiteman (perf.)
This Heart of Mine 1943 Harry Warren (co-author)
Lucille Bremer (perf.)