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 76-100 of 243 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-28359 10-in. 8/8/1923 Too much bigger than me Phil Madison Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-28360 10-in. 8/8/1923 Frock coats at funerals Phil Madison Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-28361 10-in. 8/8/1923 Kiss me a little bit more Phil Madison Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-28362 10-in. 8/8/1923 Corn, coocoo and flying fish Phil Madison Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-28363 10-in. 8/8/1923 Susan Phil Madison Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-28371 10-in. 8/6/1923 Sly mongoose Phil Madison Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-28372 10-in. 8/6/1923 Te-le-le Phil Madison Male vocal solo, with ukulele and piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-30550 10-in. 8/6/1924 Por ti llora mi alma Salvador de Jesús ; Francisco Quiñones Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-30551 10-in. 8/6/1924 Amor errante Salvador de Jesús ; Francisco Quiñones Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-30552 10-in. 8/6/1924 Bibelot Salvador de Jesús ; Francisco Quiñones Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-30553 10-in. 8/6/1924 Borinquen Salvador de Jesús ; Francisco Quiñones Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-30554 10-in. 8/6/1924 Alma borícua Salvador de Jesús ; Francisco Quiñones Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor B-30555 10-in. 8/6/1924 Felices días Salvador de Jesús ; Francisco Quiñones Male vocal duet, with piano instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-39918 10-in. 8/1/1927 Violets Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor BVE-39919 10-in. 8/1/1927 Day by day Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble leader, songwriter  
Victor BVE-39920 10-in. 8/1/1927 Cecilia Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-39921 10-in. 8/1/1927 Caroline Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble songwriter, leader  
Victor BVE-39922 10-in. 8/1/1927 You Bob Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-39923 10-in. 8/1/1927 Hit and run away Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor BVE-39924 10-in. 8/1/1927 Woman sweeter than man Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor BVE-39925 10-in. 8/1/1927 Good-night ladies and gents Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble leader, composer  
Victor BVE-39926 10-in. 8/1/1927 You run you run Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-39927 10-in. 8/1/1927 You run you run Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-39928 10-in. 8/1/1927 Caroline Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble leader  
Victor BVE-39929 10-in. 8/1/1927 Good night ladies and gents Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer, leader  
(Results 76-100 of 243 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Belasco, Lionel," accessed December 5, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107678.

Belasco, Lionel. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 5, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107678.

"Belasco, Lionel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 December 2021.

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

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