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Hjalmar Peterson

Hjalmar Peterson was a singer and comedian from Sweden, who achieved great popularity during the 1910s and 1920s. His stage name was Olle i Skratthult (Olle from Laughtersville).

Birth and Death Data: Born February 7th, 1886 (Munkfors), Died 1960 (Minneapolis)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, vocalist, leader, speaker

Notes: Hjalmar Peterson also performed under the stage name Olle i Skratthult, which also appears along with his original name on some Columbia disc labels.

See Also: Olle i Skratthult

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 51 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-29115 10-in. 12/7/1923 Storbönnernas vals Hjalmar Peterson Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-29116 10-in. 12/7/1923 Nikolina Hjalmar Peterson Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-29117 10-in. 12/7/1923 Finska valsen Hjalmar Peterson Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor B-29118 10-in. 12/7/1923 Kopparslagaren Hjalmar Peterson Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-37151 10-in. 12/18/1926 Friare Hjalmar Peterson Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-37152 10-in. 12/18/1926 Beväringsvisa Hjalmar Peterson Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-37153 10-in. 12/18/1926 I Värmeland en fager kvinna bodde Hjalmar Peterson Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-37154 10-in. 12/18/1926 Frykdalsdansen Hjalmar Peterson Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-37155 10-in. 12/18/1926 I Varmeland där ä dä så gutt gutt gutt Olle i Skratthult Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-37156 10-in. 12/18/1926 Flickan på Bellmansro Olle i Skratthult Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-38317 10-in. 4/1/1927 Submarine waltz Hjalmar Peterson Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-38318 10-in. 4/1/1927 Påsk liljan (Schottis) Hjalmar Peterson Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-38319 10-in. 4/1/1927 From Frisco to Cape Cod (Waltz) Hjalmar Peterson Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-38320 10-in. 4/1/1927 Hesselby steppen (Polka) Hjalmar Peterson Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-38321 10-in. 4/1/1927 Inga Lill (Mazurka) Hjalmar Peterson Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-38322 10-in. 4/1/1927 Jubileum shottish Hjalmar Peterson Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-38423 10-in. 4/2/1927 Jazz på landet Hjalmar Peterson Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-38424 10-in. 4/2/1927 Fest hos Gustafson's Olle i Skratthult Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-38425 10-in. 4/2/1927 Malajen Olle i Skratthult Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-38426 10-in. 4/2/1927 När morsan fyller femtio år Olle i Skratthult Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-45329 10-in. 6/9/1928 Motorcyceln Olle i Skratthult Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-45330 10-in. 6/9/1928 Medel för kalla ben Olle i Skratthult Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-45331 10-in. 6/9/1928 Ja' gick mig ut en sommardag Olle i Skratthult Male vocal solo, with vocal chorus and instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-45332 10-in. 6/9/1928 Alunda visan Olle i Skratthult Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor BVE-45333 10-in. 6/9/1928 Avsked (The farewell) Olle i Skratthult Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 51 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Peterson, Hjalmar," accessed November 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104707.

Peterson, Hjalmar. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104707.

"Peterson, Hjalmar." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104707

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