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Wilmoth Houdini

Frederick Wilmoth Hendricks (November 25, 1895 in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago – August 6, 1973 in New York, New York), best known as Wilmoth Houdini, was a prominent calypsonian.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1927, Died 1973

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, composer, lyricist, songwriter

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 57 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-39919 10-in. 8/1/1927 Day by day Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BVE-39920 10-in. 8/1/1927 Cecilia Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-39921 10-in. 8/1/1927 Caroline Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, songwriter  
Victor BVE-39922 10-in. 8/1/1927 You Bob Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-39923 10-in. 8/1/1927 Hit and run away Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-39924 10-in. 8/1/1927 Woman sweeter than man Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-39925 10-in. 8/1/1927 Good-night ladies and gents Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-39926 10-in. 8/1/1927 You run you run Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble composer, vocalist  
Victor BVE-39927 10-in. 8/1/1927 You run you run Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-39928 10-in. 8/1/1927 Caroline Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble composer  
Victor BVE-57096 10-in. 11/15/1929 Matrimonio Wilmoth Houdini ; Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental quartet, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BVE-57097 10-in. 11/15/1929 Volga boatman Wilmoth Houdini ; Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BVE-57098 10-in. 11/15/1929 Warning to mothers Wilmoth Houdini ; Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental quartet, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BVE-57099 10-in. 11/15/1929 Elaine Wilmoth Houdini ; Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental quartet, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BVE-57100 10-in. 11/15/1929 In the days of Canboulay Wilmoth Houdini ; Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BVE-57713 10-in. 11/20/1929 Woman, sweet woman Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist, composer  
Victor BVE-57715 10-in. 11/20/1929 Loretto Lionel Belasco Orchestra Instrumental ensemble, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Victor BVE-89218 10-in. 3/19/1935 They tired talking 'bout me Felix's Krazy Kats Orchestra ; Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-89219 10-in. 3/19/1935 Alone Mabel, why not leave Joe Laugher alone Felix's Krazy Kats Orchestra ; Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-89220 10-in. 3/19/1935 I'm going to chase the young girls away Felix's Krazy Kats Orchestra ; Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-89221 10-in. 3/19/1935 The old man first show me his love Felix's Krazy Kats Orchestra ; Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-89222 10-in. 3/19/1935 Tearing up my clothes Felix's Krazy Kats Orchestra ; Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BVE-89223 10-in. 3/19/1935 Leave me business alone Felix's Krazy Kats Orchestra ; Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-89465 10-in. 3/29/1935 Married women, bad, bad, bad Felix's Krazy Kats Orchestra ; Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
Victor BS-89466 10-in. 3/29/1935 Dingo lay oh Felix's Krazy Kats Orchestra ; Wilmoth Houdini Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 57 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Houdini, Wilmoth," accessed March 7, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110298.

Houdini, Wilmoth. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 7, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110298.

"Houdini, Wilmoth." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 7 March 2021.

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