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Ramon Novarro

Jose Ramón Gil Samaniego (February 6, 1899 – October 30, 1968), known professionally as Ramón Novarro, was a Mexican film, stage and television actor who began his career in silent films in 1917 and eventually became a leading man and one of the top box office attractions of the 1920s and early 1930s. Novarro was promoted by MGM as a "Latin lover" and became known as a sex symbol after the death of Rudolph Valentino.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 6th, 1899 (Durango), Died October 30th, 1968 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-62694 10-in. 7/24/1930 Lonely Bernie Cummins ; Walter Cummins ; New Yorker Hotel Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal trio composer  
Columbia W150595 10-in. 6/17/1930 Lonely Ben Selvin and his Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  
Brunswick E34695 10-in. 10/5/1930 Lonely Lloyd Huntley Isle O’ Blues Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Novarro, Ramon," accessed August 1, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105006.

Novarro, Ramon. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 1, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105006.

"Novarro, Ramon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 1 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105006

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