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), Died 1967

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1914 - 1935

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

Recordings (Results 101-125 of 243 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-46326 10-in. 7/20/1928 Big man, sweet man Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, piano, director  
Victor BVE-46327 10-in. 7/20/1928 Gumbo li li Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, piano, director  
Victor BVE-46328 10-in. 7/20/1928 Girls and old women of today Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, piano, director  
Victor BVE-46329 10-in. 7/20/1928 Why girls are fond of policemen Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, piano, director  
Victor BVE-46330 10-in. 7/20/1928 Blow, wind, blow Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, piano, director  
Victor BVE-46331 10-in. 7/20/1928 The whey whey Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, piano, director  
Victor BVE-46332 10-in. 7/20/1928 Anella Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, piano, director  
Victor BVE-46333 10-in. 7/20/1928 At the break of day Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo composer, instrumentalist, piano, director  
Victor BVE-46334 10-in. 7/20/1928 Tell the population Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-46335 10-in. 7/20/1928 De yo devere Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano, composer, director  
Victor BVE-46336 10-in. 7/20/1928 Sofía Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo and chorus composer, instrumentalist, piano, director  
Victor BVE-46337 10-in. 7/20/1928 One cent ah! honeycomb Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo anc chorus director, instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-57092 10-in. 11/15/1929 El primer beso Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-57093 10-in. 11/15/1929 El Copey Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-57094 10-in. 11/15/1929 Cocotte Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-57095 10-in. 11/15/1929 Esteline Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental quartet instrumentalist, piano, composer  
Victor BVE-57096 10-in. 11/15/1929 Matrimonio Wilmoth Houdini ; Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental quartet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-57097 10-in. 11/15/1929 Volga boatman Wilmoth Houdini ; Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-57098 10-in. 11/15/1929 Warning to mothers Wilmoth Houdini ; Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental quartet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-57099 10-in. 11/15/1929 Elaine Wilmoth Houdini ; Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental quartet, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-57100 10-in. 11/15/1929 In the days of Canboulay Wilmoth Houdini ; Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-57713 10-in. 11/20/1929 Woman, sweet woman Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-57714 10-in. 11/20/1929 The shango dance Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble director  
Victor BVE-57715 10-in. 11/20/1929 Loretto Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor BS-76430 10-in. 6/13/1933 Conchita Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental quartet composer, instrumentalist, piano, leader  
(Results 101-125 of 243 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Belasco, Lionel," accessed January 21, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107678.

Belasco, Lionel. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved January 21, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107678.

"Belasco, Lionel." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 21 January 2022.

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

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