Louis Achille Hirsch  (1887-1924)
Last updated: 17.10.18
According to the Internet source given below, Louis Achille Hirsch was an American composer of popular music. He studied at City College of New York and had ambitions of becoming a concert pianist. To achieve this he went briefly to the Berlin Stern Conservatory for a few months with Rafael Joseffy but returned to New York in 1906 to work in Tin Pan Alley some of his melodies being used in various Broadway shows, including The Gay White Way, Miss Innocence , and The Girl and the Wizard. In 1911, Hirsch wrote the scores for the Revue of Revues and Vera Violettawhich starred Al Jolson. 1912 brought The Passing Show of 1912, Always Together and The Wedding Guide.
Hirsch travelled to England in 1913 returning to the US at the start of WW1 going on to be involved in the Ziegfeld Follies. Among his many hits were Sweet Kentucky Lady (1914), Hello Frisco! (1915), Going Up (1917) and Love Nest (1920) his most successful song. He died in New York City, in his prime, of pneumonia.


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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 70 works by Louis Achille Hirsch (1887-1924). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Key: Electronic Resource Items
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
My Twilight Queen 1907
My Post Card Girl 1908 Addison Burkhardt  wvicon.gif
Years Years Years 1908 Jean C. Havez  wvicon.gif
That Cuddlin' Rag 1909 E. Ray Goetz  wvicon.gif
Sentimental Moon 1910 Ben M. Jerome Edward Madden  wvicon.gif
Come and Dance With Me 1911
The Gaby Glide 1911 Harry Pilcer  wvicon.gif
When You Hear Love's Hello 1911 Melville Gideon Harold Richard Atteridge
The Bacchanal Rag 1912 Words & Music by Hirsch  wvicon.gif
Fare Thee Well, Dreamy 1912 Blossom Seeley, Rose Starmer  wvicon.gif
Go Right on Your Way 1912 Blossom Seeley, Rose Starmer  wvicon.gif
How Do You Do, Miss Ragtime 1912 Blossom Seeley, Rose Starmer  wvicon.gif
My Sumurun Girl 1912 Al Jolson  wvicon.gif
Somehow, Sometime, Some Place 1912 Words & Music by Hirsch  wvicon.gif
The Wedding Glide 1912 Words & Music by Hirsch  wvicon.gif
When Was There Ever a Night Like This 1912 Words & Music by Hirsch  wvicon.gif
You Won't Have to Pick Any Daisies Apart to Find Out Whether I Love You 1912 Will D. Cobb  wvicon.gif
The Balloon Song 1914  wvicon.gif
Sweet Kentucky Lady 1914 William Jerome  wvicon.gif
Teach Me to Float on the Rolling Sea 1914c George Arthurs  wvicon.gif
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Hello Frisco! 1915  wvicon.gif
Hello Frisco! - Song 1915 Gene Buck  wvicon.gif
Hello! Melbourne 1915  wvicon.gif
Hold Me in Your Loving Arms 1915 Gene Buck  wvicon.gif
Marie Odile 1915 Channing Pollock, Rennold Wolf  wvicon.gif
Bachelor Days 1916 Gene Buck  wvicon.gif
I Left Her on the Beach at Honolulu 1916 Gene Buck  wvicon.gif
Do It For Me 1917
I'll Think of You Will You Think of Me? 1917 Rennold Wolf
If You Look in Her Eyes 1917 Otto Harbach  wvicon.gif
Kiss Me 1917  wvicon.gif
My Rainbow Girl 1917
You're the Finest of Them All 1917 Rennold Wolf
Boat Song 1918 P. G Wodehouse
City of Dreams 1918 P.G. Wodehouse  wvicon.gif
Everybody Ought to Know How to Do the Tickle Toe 1918
Garden of My Dreams 1918 D. Stamper Gene Buck  wvicon.gif
Going Up 1918
I Wonder Whether I've Loved You All My Life 1918 P. G Wodehouse
Just You Alone 1918 Rennold Wolf
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
The Rainbow Girl 1918 Selection wvicon.gif
The Tickle Toe - Song 1918 Otto Harbach  wvicon.gif
The Tickle Toe 1918 Otto Harbach  wvicon.gif
When I Hear a Sycopated Tune 1918 Gene Buck  wvicon.gif
Yankee Doodle's Going to Berlin 1918
Peep! - Peep! 1919 Earl Derr Biggers
See-Saw 1919 Earl Derr Biggers  wvicon.gif
When Two Hearts Discover 1919 Earl Derr Biggers
Anything You Want to Do, Dear 1920 Otto Harbach  wvicon.gif
The Love Nest 1920 Otto Harbach  wvicon.gif
Mary 1920 Otto Harbach  wvicon.gif
Waiting 1920 Otto Harbach  wvicon.gif
I Wonder How I Ever Passed You By 1921 Otto Harbach
Learn to Smile 1921 Otto Harbach  wvicon.gif
The O'Brien Girl 1921c  wvicon.gif
My Rambler Rose 1922 D. Stamper Gene Buck  wvicon.gif
Neath the South Sea Moon 1922 Dave Stamper Gene Buck  wvicon.gif
Nightingale Bring Me a Rose 1922 John Murray Anderson, Irving Caesar
Sixty Seconds Ev'ry Minute 1922 Irving Caeser, John Murray Anderson  wvicon.gif
Sweetheart Lane 1922 John Murray Anderson, Irving Caesar
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
Throw Me a Kiss 1922 D. Stamper Gene Buck  wvicon.gif
Weaving My Dreams 1922
Annabel Lee 1923
Moonlight Kisses 1923
You Are My Rain-Beau 1923
Beautiful Lady, Tell Me 1928 Rennold Wolf
Me and the Moon 1936 Santly Bros.  wvicon.gif
The Man I Love ? Benjamin M. Jerome Edward Madden
Merry Wedding Bells ? Benjamin M. Jerome Edward Madden
Follies of 1918 n.d. Dave Stamper
     Title Performer Score/Song
       
youtube15.jpg Hello Frisco! (4:12) Ragtime Dorian Henry
youtube15.jpg The Tickle Toe (3:12) Ragtime Dorian Henry