Lionel Belasco

Lionel Belasco (1881 – c. 24 June 1967) was a prominent pianist, composer and bandleader, best known for his calypso recordings.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1881 (Port of Spain;Maracaibo), Died 1967

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, piano, composer, arranger, director, lyricist, cuatro, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 235 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-16404 10-in. 8/27/1915 Teresita Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-16405 10-in. 8/27/1915 Buddy Abraham Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-16406 10-in. 8/27/1915 Bajan girl Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-16407 10-in. 8/27/1915 Little brown boy Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-16408 10-in. 8/27/1915 My little man's gone down de Maine Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-16409 10-in. 8/27/1915 Not a cent, not a cent Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-16410 10-in. 8/27/1915 Licores de Borges Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-16411 10-in. 8/27/1915 Poncha crema Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-16412 10-in. 8/27/1915 Belasco's trot Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-16413 10-in. 8/27/1915 Grande fonda Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-16414 10-in. 8/27/1915 Junk man rag Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-16415 10-in. 8/27/1915 Chick a biddy rag Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-16459 10-in. 9/7/1915 La belleza Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor B-16460 10-in. 9/7/1915 Shakes Lionel Belasco Piano solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-18873 10-in. 12/26/1916 Alfonso Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-18874 10-in. 12/26/1916 Anita Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor B-18875 10-in. 12/26/1916 La vaca Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor B-18876 10-in. 12/26/1916 Mammy sent me to town Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor B-18877 10-in. 12/26/1916 Muchacha alegre Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-18878 10-in. 12/26/1916 Belle Sarah Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor B-19001 10-in. 1/3/1917 Evelyne Lionel Belasco String Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor B-19002 10-in. 1/3/1917 Sweety Maxwell Lionel Belasco String Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-19003 10-in. 1/3/1917 La favorita Lionel Belasco String Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-19004 10-in. 1/3/1917 Hallibelle Lionel Belasco String Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-19005 10-in. 1/3/1917 Grand fonde Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
(Results 1-25 of 235 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Belasco, Lionel," accessed November 28, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107678.

Belasco, Lionel. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107678.

"Belasco, Lionel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 28 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107678

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