Don Bestor (September 23, 1889 - January 13, 1970) was an American bandleader, probably best known for directing the orchestra in the early years of The Jack Benny Program on old-time radio.
Birth and Death Data: Born September 23rd, 1889, Died January 13th, 1970 (Metamora)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1911 - 1937
Roles Represented in DAHR: director, leader, piano, composer, songwriter, arranger, speaker, vocalist
Recordings (Results 226-227 of 227 records)
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Edison||10739||10-in.||12/24/1925||Down by the winegar woiks||Dave Kaplan Novelty Orchestra||Jazz/dance band||composer|
|Vocalion||E1703-E1705||10-in.||11/13/1925||Down by the winegar woiks||Al Bernard||Male vocal solo, with lute and piano||composer|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Bestor, Don," accessed November 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109951.
Bestor, Don. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/109951.
"Bestor, Don." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 November 2020.
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