Theodore Salvatore Fiorito (December 20, 1900 – July 22, 1971), known professionally as Ted Fio Rito, was an American composer, orchestra leader, and keyboardist, on both the piano and the Hammond organ, who was popular on national radio broadcasts in the 1920s and 1930s. His name is sometimes given as Ted Fiorito or Ted FioRito.
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Birth and Death Data: Born December 20, 1900 (Newark), Died July 22, 1971
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1919 - 1949
Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, leader, piano, songwriter, director, pipe organ
Notes: Credited on some record labels as "Ted Fio Rito."
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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.
Recordings (Results 151-175 of 512 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||81958||10-in.||9/5/1924||The little old clock on the mantel||Art Kahn Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||140077||10-in.||10/2/1924||Eliza||California Ramblers||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||140106||10-in.||10/14/1924||How I love that girl||Eddie Cantor||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||140147||10-in.||11/20/1924||Eliza||Ernest Hare||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||140177||10-in.||12/13/1924||Oh Mabel!||California Ramblers||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||140228||10-in.||1/7/1925||Oh Mabel!||Ernest Hare ; Billy Jones||Male vocal duet, with ukulele and piano||composer|
|Columbia||140262||10-in.||1/16/1925||I can't stop babying you||Lanin’s Roseland Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W140659||10-in.||6/8/1925||Because of you||Columbians||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W140715||10-in.||6/23/1925||Say Arabella||Ted Lewis and his Band||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W140763||10-in.||7/15/1925||Alone at last||14 Virginians ; Ace Brigode||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W140780||10-in.||7/22/1925||Sometime||Xylo-Rimba Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||140820||10-in.||8/7/1925||Alone at last||Southern Serenaders [Fletcher Henderson's Orchestra]||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||140849||10-in.||8/13/1925||Sometime||Moonlight Serenaders||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||140850||10-in.||8/13/1925||Sometime||Franklyn Baur||Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||140851||10-in.||8/13/1925||Say Arabella||Fred Hall Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W140900||10-in.||9/3/1925||Alone at last||Lewis James||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||140933||10-in.||9/11/1925||Alone at last||Franklyn Baur||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
|Columbia||W141105||10-in.||10/14/1925||When I dream of the last waltz with you||The Cavaliers ; Lewis James||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||141206||10-in.||10/28/1925||When I dream of the last waltz with you||Franklyn Baur ; Fred Rich Hotel Astor Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||composer|
|Columbia||141223||10-in.||10/30/1925||I never knew||Lou Gold Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W141234||10-in.||11/2/1925||I never knew||Radio Franks||Male vocal duet, with piano||composer|
|Columbia||W141307||10-in.||11/24/1925||I never knew||Earl Carroll Orchestra ; Ross Gorman||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||W141344||10-in.||12/3/1925||I never knew||Peter Dale||Male vocal solo, with ukulele||composer|
|Columbia||141445||10-in.||12/30/1925||I want somebody to cheer me up||The Harmonians [Selvin's Orchestra]||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Columbia||141463||10-in.||1/7/1926||I never knew||Irving Kaufman||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Fiorito, Ted," accessed June 1, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100081.
Fiorito, Ted. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 1, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100081.
"Fiorito, Ted." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 1 June 2023.
DAHR Persistent Identifier
Wikipedia: Ted Fio Rito
Discogs: Ted Fiorito
Linked Open Data Sources
LCNAR: Fiorito, Ted, 1900-1971 - http://id.loc.gov/authorities/names/n90671576
Wikidata: Ted Fio Rito - http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1290968
MusicBrainz: Ted Fio Rito - https://musicbrainz.org/artist/96d16f27-48ec-4783-8325-c7e2bb2243d9
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