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Liberace

Władziu Valentino Liberace (May 16, 1919 – February 4, 1987) was an American pianist, singer and actor. A child prodigy born in Wisconsin to parents of Italian and Polish origin, Liberace enjoyed a career spanning four decades of concerts, recordings, television, motion pictures, and endorsements. At the height of his fame, from the 1950s to the 1970s, Liberace was the highest-paid entertainer in the world, with established concert residencies in Las Vegas, and an international touring schedule. Liberace embraced a lifestyle of flamboyant excess both on and off stage, acquiring the nickname "Mr. Showmanship".

Birth and Death Data: Born May 16th, 1919 (West Allis), Died February 4th, 1987 (Palm Springs)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1948 - 1963

Roles Represented in DAHR: piano

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 110 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 109768 10/25/1960 Medley: Rhapsody in blue ; I got rhythm Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 109769 10/25/1960 Mack the knife Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 109770 10/25/1960 Tico tico Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 109771 10/25/1960 Me and my shadow Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 109772 10/25/1960 Medley: The last time I saw Paris ; The River Seine ; Autumn leaves ; Under Paris skies ; The poor people of Paris ; Can-Can Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 109773 10/25/1960 Medley: Jalousie ; Boogie Woogie ; You made me love you Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 109774 10/25/1960 I'll be seeing you Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5745 7/19/1950 It's shadow time Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5746 7/19/1950 Velvet moon Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 5747 7/19/1950 Soft and warm Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11462 4/3/1959 This earth is mine Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11463 4/3/1959 Fascination Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11464 4/3/1959 Moonglow and theme from Picnic Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11465 4/3/1959 Gigi Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11470 4/10/1959 Secret love Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11471 4/10/1959 Around the world in eighty days Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11472 4/10/1959 Three coins in the fountain Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11473 4/10/1959 Love is a many splendored thing Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11477 4/16/1959 All the way Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11478 4/16/1959 Summertime Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11478 4/16/1959 Summertime Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11479 4/16/1959 Bewitched Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11480 4/16/1959 And this is my beloved Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11508 5/7/1959 Third Man theme Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
Decca L 11509 5/7/1959 Showboat medley: Ol' man river ; You are love ; Make believe ; Bill ; Why do I love you Liberace instrumentalist, piano  
(Results 1-25 of 110 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Liberace," accessed October 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102095.

Liberace. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102095.

"Liberace." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/102095

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