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Guido Deiro

Count Guido Pietro Deiro (September 1, 1886 – July 26, 1950) was a famous vaudeville star, international recording artist, composer and teacher. He was the first piano-accordionist to appear on big-time vaudeville, records, radio and the screen. he usually performed under the stage-name "Deiro". Guido and his younger brother Pietro Deiro (known as "Pietro") were among the highest-paid musicians on the vaudeville circuit, and they both did much to introduce and popularize the piano accordion in the early 20th century.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 1st, 1886 (Cuorgnè), Died 1950

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: accordion, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 103 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-14006 10-in. 10/29/1913 Sharpshooters march Pietro Deiro Accordion solo composer  
Victor B-24525 10-in. 10/14/1920 Kismet Vernon Trio Instrumental trio, with oboe composer  
Victor [Trial 1920-07-28-07] Not documented 7/28/1920 Kismet Gershwin Trio Instrumental trio composer  
Columbia 19801 10-in. 3/11/1912 Get busy Guido Deiro Accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 38178 10-in. 8/5/1912 Deiro rag Guido Deiro Accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion, composer  
Columbia 38179 10-in. 8/5/1912 Musetta's waltz song Guido Deiro Accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 38180 10-in. 8/5/1912 My Florence Guido Deiro Accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion, composer  
Columbia 38181 10-in. 8/5/1912 Dream of the rarebit fiend Guido Deiro Accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 38182 10-in. 8/5/1912 Everybody's doing it now Guido Deiro Accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 38184 10-in. 8/6/1912 I want to be in Dixie Guido Deiro Accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 38185 10-in. 8/6/1912 Waiting for the Robert E. Lee Guido Deiro Accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 38840 10-in. 5/13/1913 In my harem Guido Deiro Piano accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 38944 10-in. 7/15/1913 Mammy Jinny's jubilee Guido Deiro ; Pietro Deiro Piano accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 38945 10-in. 7/15/1913 I love her, oh, oh, oh! Guido Deiro ; Pietro Deiro Piano accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 38946 10-in. 7/15/1913 Cavalleria rusticana : Intermezzo Guido Deiro ; Pietro Deiro Piano accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 39627 10-in. 11/24/1914 Dengozo Guido Deiro Accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 39628 10-in. 11/24/1914 Manouvre of the Italian Army Guido Deiro Accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 45850 10-in. 7/10/1915 El seducción Guido Deiro Piano accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 45851 10-in. 7/10/1915 Hop a jitney with me Guido Deiro Piano accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 45864 10-in. 7/16/1915 Oh, those days Guido Deiro Piano accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 45984 10-in. 9/7/1915 Put me to sleep with an old-fashioned melody Guido Deiro Piano accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 45985 10-in. 9/7/1915 Down in Bom-Bombay Guido Deiro Piano accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 46740 10-in. 5/2/1916 Ragging the scale Guido Deiro Piano accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
Columbia 46742 10-in. 5/3/1916 Preparedness march Guido Deiro Piano accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion, composer  
Columbia 46743 10-in. 5/3/1916 Les millions d'Arlequin : Serenade Guido Deiro Piano accordion solo instrumentalist, accordion  
(Results 1-25 of 103 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Deiro, Guido," accessed August 4, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109749.

Deiro, Guido. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 4, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109749.

"Deiro, Guido." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 4 August 2021.

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