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Rezső Seress

Rezső Seress (Hungarian: Seress Rezső, [ˈʃɛrɛʃː ˈrɛʒøː]; 3 November 1889 – 12 January 1968) was a Hungarian pianist and composer. Some sources give his birth name as Rudolf ("Rudi") Spitzer.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 3, 1899 (Budapest), Died January 12, 1968 (Budapest)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1941

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BAVE-93410 10-in. 11/26/1936 Domingo triste Agustín Magaldi Male vocal solo composer  
Victor BS-99879 10-in. 3/13/1936 Gloomy Sunday Johnny Hauser ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Victor PBS-042548 10-in. 3/3/1940 Gloomy Sunday Artie Shaw Orchestra ; Pauline Byrne Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Columbia 31005 10-in. 8/07/1941 Gloomy Sunday Billie Holiday ; Teddy Wilson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo composer  
Gramophone 0EA2737 10-in. On or before 3/26/1936 Gloomy Sunday Paul Robeson Bass vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5622 10-in. 2/24/1936 Sombre dimanche M. Balog ; Costa Barleaza Orchestre Tzigane ; M. Nicolas Instrumental ensemble composer  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5623 10-in. 2/28/1936 Sombre dimanche Choeurs Russes Afonsky ; Damia ; Wal-Berg Female vocal solo, with chorus composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Seress, Rezső," accessed June 17, 2024,

Seress, Rezső. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 17, 2024, from

"Seress, Rezső." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 17 June 2024.

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