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Pista Dankó

Pista Dankó (July 13, 1858 – March 19, 1903) was a Hungarian-born bandleader and composer belonging to the Romani people. He primarily worked in the folk music styles popular in Hungary in the 19th century. He was frequently known by the nickname "Nótafa", a Hungarian word meaning "ballad-singer of folk music".

Birth and Death Data: Born July 13th, 1858 (Szeged), Died March 19th, 1903 (Budapest)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-19465 10-in. 4/11/1917 Czigány dal A. Lošinsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20198 10-in. 7/5/1917 A rózsafa hullatja A. Lošinsky Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-20713 10-in. 9/27/1917 Piros rózsa tövéről Gyula Szalay Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor B-23208 10-in. 8/13/1919 Dankó Pistát temetik Sió Aladár és Zenekara Orchestra composer  
Victor B-23209 10-in. 8/13/1919 Kitették a holttestet az udvarra Sió Aladár és Zenekara Orchestra composer  
Victor B-23834 10-in. 3/10/1920 Eltörött a hegedűm Sió Aladár és Zenekara Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-38298 10-in. 6/16/1927 The broken violin Fery Sárközi ; Bela Schaffer Violin and cimbalom duet composer  
Victor [Trial 1921-08-24-07] 10-in. 8/24/1921 Gyönge violának Louis Alex. Rózsa Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 4349 10-in. ca. 1909-Mar. 1910 Farther, farther in the world A. Selzer Tárogató solo, with cimbalom composer  
Columbia 41238 10-in. approximately 1904-1910 Biró uram Raskò Géza Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia CO38253 10-in. 1947 Lemondás Miklos Gafni ; Shandor Hungarian Orchestra Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dankó, Pista," accessed September 18, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100481.

Dankó, Pista. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 18, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100481.

"Dankó, Pista." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 18 September 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100481

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