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Fortunio Bonanova

Fortunio Bonanova, pseudonym of Josep Lluís Moll, (13 January 1895 – 2 April 1969) was a Spanish baritone singer and a film, theater, and television actor. He occasionally worked as a producer and director.

According to Lluis Fàbregas Cuixart, the pseudonym Fortunio Bonanova referred to his desire to seek fortune, and his love of the Bonanova neighborhood in his native Palma de Mallorca.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 13th, 1895 (Palma), Died Woodland Hills

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1935

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-98070 10-in. 11/15/1935 Flor de un dia te llamaban Fortunio Bonanova Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist, composer  
Victor BS-98072 10-in. 11/15/1935 Por tu olvido lloro Fortunio Bonanova Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer  
OKeh 73816 10-in. Dec. 1925 Todo por ti Fortunio Bonanova ; Orquesta Típica Argentina Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh 73817 10-in. Dec. 1925 Nubes de humo Fortunio Bonanova ; Orquesta Típica Argentina Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh 73867 10-in. Dec. 1925 Es un golfo Fortunio Bonanova Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh 73868 10-in. Dec. 1925 Galleguita Fortunio Bonanova Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh 73979 10-in. Feb. 1926 Una mas Fortunio Bonanova Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh 73980 10-in. Feb. 1926 Julián Fortunio Bonanova Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh 74316 10-in. Sept. 1926 El sacristán Fortunio Bonanova ; Orquesta Típica Argentina Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh 74317 10-in. Oct. 1926 [Unknown title(s)] Fortunio Bonanova Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh W81860 10-in. 11/25/1927 La sombra Pilar Arcos ; Fortunio Bonanova Female-male vocal duet, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh W400021 10-in. 1/16/1928 Nunca Fortunio Bonanova Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh W400056 10-in. 1/27/1928 El jacalito Pilar Arcos ; Fortunio Bonanova Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh W401954 10-in. 5/22/1929 Pobre loca Fortunio Bonanova Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
OKeh W401955 10-in. 5/22/1929 Milonguita de Hollywood Fortunio Bonanova Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, baritone vocal, composer, lyricist  
OKeh W401956 10-in. 5/22/1929 Corrido de Toral Fortunio Bonanova ; Los Guanajuatenses Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh W401957 10-in. 5/22/1929 Corrido de Toral Fortunio Bonanova ; Los Guanajuatenses Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh W402891 10-in. 8/30/1929 Temores Fortunio Bonanova Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
OKeh W402892 10-in. 8/30/1929 Estrellita fugaz Fortunio Bonanova ; Dolores Cassinelli Female-male vocal duet vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E34648 10-in. Sept. 1930 Himno a Bolivar Pilar Arcos ; Banda Municipal ; Fortunio Bonanova Female-male vocal duet, with vocal chorus and band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E34813 10-in. 10/20/1930 Dime que si... Fortunio Bonanova ; Los Castilians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E34814 10-in. 10/20/1930 No vaya a Popa Fortunio Bonanova ; Los Castilians Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E25842-E25843 10-in. 1/5/1928 Un tropezón Fortunio Bonanova ; Los Floridians Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E25846-E25847 10-in. 1/5/1928 La misa del tango Fortunio Bonanova ; Los Floridians Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
Brunswick E25955-E25956 10-in. 1/11/1928 Alicia Fortunio Bonanova Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, baritone vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 34 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bonanova, Fortunio," accessed October 23, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108778.

Bonanova, Fortunio. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 23, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108778.

"Bonanova, Fortunio." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 23 October 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108778

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