Don Blanding

Donald Benson Blanding (1894-1957) was an American poet, sometimes described as the "poet laureate of Hawaii." He was also a journalist, cartoonist, author and speaker.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 7th, 1894, Died June 9th, 1957 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1934

Roles Represented in DAHR: arranger, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBS-79107 10-in. 3/9/1934 Haole hula Sol K. Bright’s Hollywaiians Instrumental ensemble (Hawaiian) arranger  
Victor PBS-79245 10-in. 6/8/1934 Haole hula Sol K. Bright’s Hollywaiians Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo and vocal trio (Hawaiian) arranger  
Columbia W146729 10-in. 6/2/1928 Hula moon Peggy Center Anderson ; R. Alex Anderson ; Reynold B. McGrew Female-male vocal duet lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Blanding, Don," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109881.

Blanding, Don. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109881.

"Blanding, Don." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109881

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