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Harry Brandelius

Harry Torbjörn Brandelius (14 June 1910 – 5 September 1994) was a Swedish singer of schlager music. He made his debut as a gramophone singer in 1932 with Midt i natten (Miss i nassen) accompanied by Folke Andersson's orchestra (HMV X 4026), and was one of the most popular of his generation. Many of his songs had sailor's themes. Brandelius achieved his breakthrough with the song Han hade seglat för om masten ("He had sailed fore of the mast"), written by Martin Nilsson, in 1938. Later on he also succeeded well with Nordsjön ("The North Sea"), Med en enkel tulipan ("With a simple tulip"), En sjöman älskar havets våg ("A sailor loves the wave of the sea") and Vind i seglen ("Wind in the sails").

He was married three times. His second wife was Ingalill Rossvald (1944–1964), his accompanist (accordion) for many years. They made several records together. Among them was a Swedish version of San Antonio Rose in 1952.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 14, 1910 (Stockholm), Died September 5, 1994 (Stockholm)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1932 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 86 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-065746 10-in. 5/22/1941 Har du varit me' om de' nån gång Harry Brandelius Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-065747 10-in. 5/22/1941 Det var bal Harry Brandelius Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Gramophone 0PA121 10-in. March 1933 Kal-Agusts klavér Harry Brandelius ; Ragnar Sundquist ; Sven Hyléns Kvintett Accordion solo, with instrumental quintet and male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB376 10-in. before 8/16/1938 Det är bröllopsvalsen, som hon väntar på Alla Tiders Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB377 10-in. before 8/16/1938 Då blir det sol på oceanen Alla Tiders Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB459 10-in. before 8/16/1938 Trummis nisse (Alla tiders glada prisse) Harry Brandelius ; Sune Waldimirs Orkester Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB460 10-in. before 8/16/1938 Klart till drabbning "Alla Tiders" Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB461 10-in. before 8/16/1938 Blås i din lilla lergök "Alla Tiders" Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB525 10-in. before 6/14/1938 Oskar, de' bra'skar "Alla Tiders" Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB526 10-in. before 6/14/1938 Vägen till flickans hjärta är sjövägen "Alla Tiders" Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB584 10-in. before 12/5/1938 Jungman Jansson Harry Brandelius ; Sune Waldimirs Orkester Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB585 10-in. before 12/15/1938 En sjöman älskar havets våg Harry Brandelius ; Sune Waldimirs Orkester Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB629 10-in. before 6/14/1938 Kalas "Alla Tiders" Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB661 10-in. before 12/5/1938 Valfangarvalsen Alla Tiders Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB662 10-in. before 12/5/1938 Styrman Fager Alla Tiders Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB700 10-in. before 7/8/1938 Han hade seglat för om masten Harry Brandelius ; Sune Waldimirs Orkester Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB711 10-in. before 1/12/1939 Jungman Johnny är i sta'n Harry Brandelius ; Sune Waldimirs Orkester Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB712 10-in. before 1/12/1939 Marianne uti Skansen Harry Brandelius ; Sune Waldimirs Orkester Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB713 10-in. before 1/12/1939 Med en enkel tullipan Harry Brandelius ; Sune Waldimirs Orkester Orchestra, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB721 10-in. before 11/19/1938 Bland kobbar och skär "Alla Tiders" Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB722 10-in. before 11/19/1938 Glittrande våg "Alla Tiders" Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB724 10-in. 3/24/1938 Varje söndagsmorgon gå vi opp med solen "Alla Tiders" Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB725 10-in. before 9/14/1938 Det är den stora, stora, stora, stora kärleken "Alla Tiders" Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB726 10-in. before July 1942. En kavaljer med handklaver Alla Tiders Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0SB733 10-in. before 9/14/1938 Har du dansat na'n gång med en svensk sjöman Alla Tiders Dragspelsorkester ; Harry Brandelius Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 86 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brandelius, Harry," accessed April 22, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104850.

Brandelius, Harry. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved April 22, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104850.

"Brandelius, Harry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 22 April 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104850

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