G. B. De Curtis

Giambattista de Curtis (20 July 1860 – 15 January 1926) was an Italian painter and poet remembered today for his song lyrics.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 20th, 1860 (Naples), Died January 15th, 1926 (Naples)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist, arranger, composer

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-4166 10-in. 12/31/1906 Torna a surriento Vincente Barile Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor B-6050 10-in. 3/26/1908 Torna a Surriento Francesco Daddi Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-14367 10-in. 1/23/1914 Torna a Surriento Pasquale Amato Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-16091 10-in. 6/10/1915 Carmé John McCormack Tenor vocal solo, with violin and orchestra arranger  
Victor C-17363 12-in. 3/23/1916 Songs of the past, no. 13 Victor Mixed Chorus Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra arranger  
Victor B-19915 10-in. 5/17/1917 Giesummine 'e Spagna Vincenzo Esposito Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-20497 10-in. 8/6/1917 Torna a Surrento Carlos Mejía Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-21561 10-in. 3/5/1918 A canzona ca sonno Vincenzo Esposito Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-21705 10-in. 3/26/1918 'Mmaculati Alfredo Cibelli ; Vincenzo Esposito Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-26815 10-in. 7/31/1922 Italian melodies Pietro Accordion solo arranger  
Victor BVE-29445 10-in. 6/22/1925 Torna a Surriento Giovanni Martinelli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-29878 10-in. 4/11/1924 Carmè Rosa Ponselle Soprano vocal solo, with cello and orchestra arranger  
Victor BVE-32143 10-in. 4/7/1925 Sto penzanno 'a Maria Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor CVE-37624 12-in. 1/11/1927 Torna a Surriento Giuseppe Godono Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-43749 10-in. 4/25/1928 Farlos mich nit Vitali Koretzky Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BVE-64391 10-in. 12/4/1930 Carmela Beniamino Gigli Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor R-672 10-in. 3/24/1910 'A Surrentina Lia Bianca Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor R-683 10-in. 3/25/1910 Torna a Surriento Lia Bianca Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor BS-06439 10-in. 3/23/1937 Carmela Yoshie Fujiwara Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Trial 1917-03-23-05] Not documented 3/23/1917 Torna a Surriento Michael Boni Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Victor [Trial 1917-09-24-02] Not documented 9/24/1917 Torna a Surriento Rose Leveroni Female vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1723 10-in. ca. 1903-Feb. 1904 Carmela Salvatore Sciaretti Tenor vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 1985 10-in. ca. 1904 Torna a Surriento Eugenio Cibelli Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W141890 10-in. 3/30/1926 Sto penzanno 'a Maria Riccardo Stracciari Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 55702 10-in. between 1910 and 1913 Torna a Surriento Francesco Daddi Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
OKeh [OK cat 9265-b] 10-in. approximately 1924 Torna a Surriento Salvatore Pollicino Male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick 10173 10-in. 3/24/1923 Carmè Giacomo Lauri-Volpi Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Brunswick X8162-X8163 12-in. approximately May 1922 Torna a Surriento Giuseppe Danise Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick 13974-13975 10-in. 10/16/1924 Sto penzann’ a’ Maria Giuseppe Danise Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E30110 10-in. June 1929 Torna a Surriento Raoul Romito Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick XE18841-XE18842 12-in. 4/20/1926 Torna a Surriento Giuseppe Danise Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Brunswick E23303-E23304 10-in. 5/25/1927 Luna gentile Giuseppe Godono Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 122 10-in. between 1/31/1910 and 2/3/1910 Torna a Surriento Carmen Melis Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 787 10-in. approximately July 1911 'A Surrentina Eduardo De Bury Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 1212 10-in. 9/3/1912 Torna a Surriento Elvino Ventura Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 2191 10-in. 3/20/1913 Torna a Surriento Carmen Melis Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 5029 10-in. 9/29/1916 Carmé Guido Ciccolini Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra arranger  
Edison 6806 10-in. 5/26/1919 Torna a Surriento Mario Laurenti Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Gramophone 0BA565 10-in. 4/27/1935 'Torna a Surriento Franco Ghione ; Beniamino Gigli ; Teatro alla Scala Orchestra Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Gramophone 1911ah 10-in. 9/3/1912 'Torna a Surriento Titta Ruffo Baritone vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "De Curtis, G. B.," accessed January 20, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107610.

De Curtis, G. B.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 20, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107610.

"De Curtis, G. B.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 20 January 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107610

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