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Russ Columbo Orchestra

Ruggiero Eugenio di Rodolfo Colombo (January 14, 1908 – September 2, 1934), known as Russ Columbo, was an American baritone, songwriter, violinist and actor. He is famous for romantic ballads such as his signature tune "You Call It Madness, But I Call It Love" and his own compositions "Prisoner of Love" and "Too Beautiful For Words."

Birth and Death Data: Born 1908 (Camden), Died Los Angeles

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: Musical group

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BSHQ-73017 10-in. 6/16/1932 Just another dream of you Russ Columbo Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-73018 10-in. 6/16/1932 I wanna be loved Russ Columbo Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-73019 10-in. 6/16/1932 Living in dreams Russ Columbo Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-73148 10-in. 8/3/1932 My love Russ Columbo Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-73149 10-in. 8/3/1932 As you desire me Russ Columbo Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-73150 10-in. 8/3/1932 Lonesome me Russ Columbo Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BSHQ-73151 10-in. 8/3/1932 The lady I love Russ Columbo Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Musical group  
Victor BS-73995 10-in. 11/23/1932 Street of dreams Russ Columbo Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BS-73996 10-in. 11/23/1932 Make love the king Russ Columbo Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BS-73997 10-in. 11/23/1932 I called to say good-night Russ Columbo Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  
Victor BS-73998 10-in. 11/23/1932 Lost in a crowd Russ Columbo Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band Musical group  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Russ Columbo Orchestra," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103483.

Russ Columbo Orchestra. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103483.

"Russ Columbo Orchestra." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103483

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