Leon Joseph Roppolo (March 16, 1902 – October 5, 1943) was a prominent early jazz clarinetist, best known for his playing with the New Orleans Rhythm Kings. He also played saxophone and guitar.
Birth and Death Data: Born March 16th, 1902 (Lutcher), Died October 5th, 1943 (New Orleans)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: clarinet, songwriter
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Brunswick||C1422-C1423||10-in.||1/10/1928||Milenberg joys||Husk O'Hare's Wolverines||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
|Brunswick||E6806-E6807||10-in.||11/18/1927||Farewell blues||Dixie Syncopators ; King Oliver||Jazz/dance band||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rappolo, Leon," accessed September 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109945.
Rappolo, Leon. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109945.
"Rappolo, Leon." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 September 2021.
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