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Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο)

Sofia Vembo (Greek: Σοφία Βέμπο; 10 February 1910, in Gallipoli, East Thrace, Turkey – 10 March 1978, in Athens, Greece) was a leading Greek singer and actress active from the interwar period to the early postwar years and the 1950s. She became best known for her performance of patriotic songs during the Greco-Italian War, when she was dubbed the "Songstress of Victory".

Birth and Death Data: Born March 8, 1910 (Gelibolu), Died March 11, 1978 (Athens)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1950

Roles Represented in DAHR: alto vocal

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 48 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia CO24673 10-in. approximately 1939 Kimissou Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, alto vocal  
Columbia CO33003 10-in. approximately 1942 Dio agapes Orchestra M. Souyioul (Ορχηστρα Μ. Σουγιουλ) ; M. Souyioul (Μ. Σουγιουλ) ; Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, alto vocal  
Columbia CO36988 10-in. approximately 1946 Agapi mou i ora fthani Sinodia Orchestra ; M. Souyioul (Μ. Σουγιουλ) ; Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, alto vocal  
Columbia CO36989 10-in. approximately 1946 Londra-Parisi-Athena Sinodia Orchestra ; M. Souyioul (Μ. Σουγιουλ) ; Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA45 10-in. 11/22/1934 Panta s' agapō (Πάντα σ' αγαπώ) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA57 10-in. 12/14/1934 or earlier S' agapēsa (Σ' αγάπησα) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA107 10-in. 12/13/1934 Giati na s' agapō (Γιατί να σ' αγαπώ) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA108 10-in. 12/13/1934 Tha gyriseis (Θα γυρίσεις) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA265 10-in. 10/9/1935 Mē me rōtate (Μη με ρωτάτε) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA380 10-in. 1936 Phiorita (Φιορίτα) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA381 10-in. 1936 Phylaxe kati kai gia mena (Φύλαξε κάτι και για μένα) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA404 10-in. 1936 Mē phygeis (Μη φύγεις) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA405 10-in. 1936 Se lypamai (Σε λυπάμαι) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA466 10-in. before 10/27/1937 Syngnōmē sou zētō (Συγγνώμη σου ζητώ) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA536 10-in. before 10/20/1937 Antio (Αντίο) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA537 10-in. before 10/20/1937 As pethanō (Ας πεθάνω) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA579 10-in. before 10/27/1937 Mila mou mono me philia (Μίλα μου μόνο με φιλιά) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA625 10-in. before 5/11/1938 Chamena philia (Χαμένα φιλιά) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA626 10-in. before 5/11/1938 S' agapousa giati (Σ' αγαπούσα γιατί) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA645 10-in. 1937 Tha milēsoun ta chronia (Θα μιλήσουν τα χρόνια) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA646 10-in. 1937 Tha perimenō (Θα περιμένω) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA764 10-in. May 1938 Kapoio mystiko (Κάποιο μυστικό) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA765 10-in. May 1938 Hola pseutika (Όλα ψεύτικα) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA809 10-in. Oct.1938 or earlier Diamantoula (Διαμαντούλα) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
Gramophone 0GA810 10-in. Oct.1938 or earlier Klais (Κλαις) Sophia Vempo (Σοφία Βέμπο) Female vocal solo vocalist, alto vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 48 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Vempo, Sophia (Βέμπο, Σοφία)," accessed January 24, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105839.

Vempo, Sophia (Βέμπο, Σοφία). (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 24, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/105839.

"Vempo, Sophia (Βέμπο, Σοφία)." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 24 January 2022.

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