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Sōtēria Bellou (Σωτηρία Μπέλλου)

Sotiria Bellou (Greek: Σωτηρία Μπέλλου) (August 22, 1921 – August 27, 1997) was a famous Greek singer and performer of the Greek rebetiko style of music. She was one of the most famous rebetisa of all, mentioned in many music guides, and a contributor to the 1984 British Documentary entitled Music of the Outsiders. On March 14, 2010, Alpha TV ranked Bellou the 22nd top-certified female artist in the nation's phonographic era (since 1960).

Birth and Death Data: Born August 22nd, 1921 (Chalkida), Died August 27th, 1997 (Athens)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1948 - 1952

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia CO41575 10-in. either 1949 or 1950 Tous palēous philous mē xechnas (Τους παληους φιλους μη ξεχνας) Sōtēria Bellou (Σωτηρία Μπέλλου) ; Stellakis (Στελλακης) Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia CO41576 10-in. either 1949 or 1950 As' ta logia kata meros (Ας' τα λογια κατα μερος) Sōtēria Bellou (Σωτηρία Μπέλλου) ; Stellakis (Στελλακης) Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia CO42893 10-in. approximately 1950 To xephantōma (Το ξεφαντωμα) Sōtēria Bellou (Σωτηρία Μπέλλου) ; Prodromos Tsaousakēs (Προδρομος Τσαουσακης) ; Vasilēs Tsitsanēs (Βασιλης Τσιτσανης) Mixed vocal trio, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Columbia CO46310 10-in. approximately 1952 Ton logo sou den kratises Sōtēria Bellou (Σωτηρία Μπέλλου) ; Odysseas Moschonas (Οδυσσεας Μοσχονας) ; Giannis Papaiōannou Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Gramophone 0GA1434 10-in. 1948 To omorphopaido (Το ομορφοπαιδο) Sōtēria Bellou (Σωτηρία Μπέλλου) ; Stelios Kēromytēs (Στέλιοσ Κερομύτης) ; Stellakēs Perpiniadēs (Στελλάκης Περπινιάδης) Mixed vocal trio vocalist  
Gramophone 0GA1444 10-in. 11/18/1948 Ē manna mou me dernei (Η μαννα μου με δερνει) Sōtēria Bellou (Σωτηρία Μπέλλου) ; Stellakēs Perpiniadēs (Στελλάκης Περπινιάδης) Female-male vocal duet vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bellou, Sōtēria (Μπέλλου, Σωτηρία)," accessed January 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100094.

Bellou, Sōtēria (Μπέλλου, Σωτηρία). (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100094.

"Bellou, Sōtēria (Μπέλλου, Σωτηρία)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100094

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