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Justin Elie

Justin Elie (1 September 1883 – 2 December 1931) was a Haitian composer and pianist. He is one of the best-known composers outside of Haiti.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 1st, 1883 (Cap-Haïtien), Died December 3rd, 1931

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, conductor, arranger


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-51137 10-in. 4/9/1929 Babylon Motion Picture Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-57027 10-in. 10/25/1929 Angelico International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra arranger  
Victor BVE-57028 10-in. 10/25/1929 Barbare International Novelty Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Victor BVE-62766 10-in. 7/2/1930 Devouement Orquesta Internacional Orchestra conductor  
Victor BVE-62767 10-in. 7/2/1930 La jeremienne Orquesta Internacional Orchestra conductor  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Elie, Justin," accessed August 5, 2021,

Elie, Justin. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 5, 2021, from

"Elie, Justin." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 5 August 2021.

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