Louis Panella

Louis J. Panella (1881 – March 13, 1940) was an American musician, composer, and teacher. He wrote many popular songs, both music and lyrics, and many pieces for concert bands. He was the brother of Frank Panella. Louis Panella played trumpet with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and taught trumpet at the Carnegie Institute of Technology (now Carnegie-Mellon University). His best known composition is a concert band march, American Red Cross.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1881, Died 1940

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1921

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-25116 10-in. 3/25/1921 Carolina lullaby Henry Burr ; Albert Campbell Male vocal duet, with violin, cornet, and orchestra composer  
OKeh S-7844 10-in. Mar. 1921 Carolina lullaby Green Brothers' Novelty Band Jazz/dance band composer  
Brunswick 5615 10-in. approximately May 1921 Carolina lullaby Charles Hart ; Elliott Shaw Male vocal duet, with orchestra composer  
Edison 7929 10-in. 4/21/1921 Carolina lullaby Homestead Trio Female vocal trio, with orchestra composer  
Edison 8023 10-in. 5/26/1921 Carolina lullaby Rae Eleanor Ball ; Jessie L. Deppen Violin solo, with piano composer  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Panella, Louis," accessed August 9, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108583.

Panella, Louis. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 9, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108583.

"Panella, Louis." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 9 August 2022.

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