Billo Frómeta

Billo Frómeta (15 November 1915, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic – 5 May 1988, Caracas) was a Dominican orchestra conductor, arranger and composer who lived and worked most of his life in Venezuela, where he is remembered.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 15th, 1915 (Santo Domingo), Died May 5th, 1988 (Caracas)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor VE-7 10-in. before 9/7/1939 Mal pelao Billo's Happy Boys Jazz/dance band leader  
Victor VE-12 10-in. before 9/8/1939 Nadie Billo's Happy Boys ; Negrito Chapuseaux Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Victor VE-13 10-in. before 9/8/1939 Naufragio Billo's Happy Boys Jazz/dance band leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Frómeta, Billo," accessed July 25, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110708.

Frómeta, Billo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 25, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110708.

"Frómeta, Billo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 25 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110708

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