Herman D. Gimbel

Herman D. Gimbel

Real Name:
Herman D. Gimbel
Profile:
Herman Gimbel (Oct 23, 1913 - Sept 1978) was an American record distributor, label executive, and later owner of Audiofidelity Enterprises, Inc. home to Audio Fidelity Records.

Herman entered into the music business, via way of record distribution, in 1949 courtesy of his friend, Harold Drayson.
Harold was employed with MGM Records, and convinced Herman to become the Baltimore, MD distributor for MGM Records. Herman soon took on Richmond, Cleveland and Pittsburgh, as well.
He grew his distribution company to the point that he began handling other labels, including Epic.

Herman eventually closed his record distributorship, and began working with various record labels and companies, in a host of executive-related duties.
He bought Audiofidelity Enterprises, Inc. (which included Audio Fidelity) in April 1964.

He died September 1978 (age 64) .
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Herman D. Gimbel Discography

Writing & Arrangement

EP-843 Emily Cranz Lo Seguiré Emily Cranz - Mi Tonto Amor(7", EP, Mono) Orfeon EP-843 Mexico 1961 Sell This Version
DCS 320 Enrique Guzmán Te Seguiré Enrique Guzmán - Enrique Guzmán Vol.6(LP, Album, Mono) CBS DCS 320 Mexico 1963 Sell This Version
CAM-93 Various Yo Lo Seguiré Various - El Show De Los Frenéticos(LP, Comp) RCA Camden CAM-93 Mexico 1964 Sell This Version
Declaration Of Independence Letter To Ruth (as H. Gimbel) Declaration Of Independence - Morning Glory Man (Single) Mr. G Records US 1967 Sell This Version
Chalklit Milk Revue Forever Bliss (as H. Gimbel) Chalklit Milk Revue - Funny How Time Slips Away (Single) Mr. G Records Germany 1968 Sell This Version
AFSD 6239 No Artist No Artist - Gypsy Queen - After 1309 Hours - Vol. 2(LP, Album) Audio Fidelity AFSD 6239 US 1970 Sell This Version

Production

Various Various - Stereo Test Record (Album) Audio Fidelity US 1959 Sell This Version
Walt Dickerson Walt Dickerson - Plays Unity (Album) Audio Fidelity US 1964 Sell This Version
Sonny Simmons, Clifford Jordan, Prince Lasha, The Bossa Tres* Sonny Simmons, Clifford Jordan, Prince Lasha, The Bossa Tres* - Jazz Tempo, Latin Accents! (Album) Audio Fidelity Canada 1965 Sell This Version
AFSD 6148 Bob Braun Bob Braun - Introducing: Bob Braun(LP, Album) Audio Fidelity AFSD 6148 US 1965 Sell This Version
AFLP 2152 Unknown Artist Unknown Artist - Pope Paul In America(LP) Audio Fidelity AFLP 2152 US 1965 Sell This Version
Beethoven* - Michael Gielen, Vienna State Opera Orchestra* Beethoven* - Michael Gielen, Vienna State Opera Orchestra* - Beethoven. (Eroica) Symphony No. 3 In E Flat Major. Opus 55 Audio Fidelity, Audio Fidelity US 1966 Sell This Version
AFSD 6155 The Shakers* The Shakers* - Break It All(LP, Album) Audio Fidelity AFSD 6155 US 1966 Sell This Version
Various Various - Where It's At - Cheetah (Comp) Audio Fidelity US 1966 Sell This Version
AFSD 6158 Nora Kovach And Istvan Rabovsky, The Hungarian Gypsy Orchestra Nora Kovach And Istvan Rabovsky, The Hungarian Gypsy Orchestra - Nora Kovach And Istvan Rabovsky's Zigani Ballet(LP, Album) Audio Fidelity AFSD 6158 US 1966 Sell This Version
The AF All-Stars (2) With Tony Esposito (2) The AF All-Stars (2) With Tony Esposito (2) - The Beatles Hits In Brass And Percussion (Album) Audio Fidelity US 1966 Sell This Version
The Peels The Peels - Juanita Banana (Album) Karate Records US 1966 Sell This Version
AFSD 6166 The Seven Players The Seven Players - West Digs East - Dig?(LP, Album) Audio Fidelity AFSD 6166 Canada 1966 Sell This Version
AFSD 6164 Winchester Chorale Winchester Chorale - Music Of The West(LP, Album) Audio Fidelity AFSD 6164 US 1966 Sell This Version
Chopin* / Alberto Mozzati Chopin* / Alberto Mozzati - A Chopin Recital (Album) Audio Fidelity, Audio Fidelity US 1967 Sell This Version
Cesana* Cesana* - Autumn Reverie (Album) Audio Fidelity US 1967 Sell This Version
AFSD 6172 The Dukes Of Dixieland The Dukes Of Dixieland - Tailgating(LP) Audio Fidelity AFSD 6172 US 1967 Sell This Version
AFSD 6180 Lester Lanin Lester Lanin - Thoroughly Modern(LP, Album) Audio Fidelity AFSD 6180 US 1967 Sell This Version
FCS 50,027, FCS 50027 Vivaldi*, Angelicum Orchestra* Conducted By Emilio Suvini Vivaldi*, Angelicum Orchestra* Conducted By Emilio Suvini - Five Concerti(LP, Album) Audio Fidelity, Audio Fidelity FCS 50,027, FCS 50027 US 1967 Sell This Version
The Dukes Of Dixieland The Dukes Of Dixieland - On Parade Audio Fidelity US 1967 Sell This Version