Jules Bledsoe

Julius Lorenzo Cobb Bledsoe (December 29, 1898 – July 14, 1943) was an American baritone and one of the first African-American artists to gain regular employment on Broadway.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1897 (Waco), Died July 14, 1943 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor MVE-51707 16-in. 4/12/1929 Old man trouble Jules Bledsoe Motion picture soundtrack : Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor MVE-55075 16-in. 7/8/1929 On the levee Jules Bledsoe Motion picture : Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bledsoe, Jules," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108340.

Bledsoe, Jules. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108340.

"Bledsoe, Jules." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108340

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