Charles Magnante

Charles Magnante (December 7, 1905 – December 30, 1986) was an American piano-accordionist, arranger, composer, author and educator. His artistry helped raise the image of the accordion from an instrument considered suitable only for folk music to an instrument accepted in many music genres.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 7th, 1905 (New York City), Died December 30th, 1986 (Westchester County)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1945

Roles Represented in DAHR: accordion, arranger, piano, composer, leader

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 47 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-26021 10-in. 8/5/1926 Sogno d'estate Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, violin, composer, accordion  
Victor BVE-33274 10-in. 9/17/1925 Firenze mia Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, violin, accordion  
Victor BVE-33275 10-in. 9/17/1925 Tarantella paesana Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, violin, accordion  
Victor BVE-34394 10-in. 2/4/1926 Tubarose Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, violin, composer, accordion  
Victor BVE-34395 10-in. 2/4/1926 Fiore del mio paese Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, violin, accordion  
Victor BVE-35344 10-in. 4/26/1926 Stella mattutina Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, violin, composer, accordion  
Victor BVE-35345 10-in. 4/26/1926 Sulla riviera Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet, with xylophone instrumentalist, violin, xylophone, composer, accordion  
Victor BVE-35346 10-in. 4/26/1926 La bella del villaggio Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, violin, composer, accordion  
Victor BVE-36022 10-in. 8/5/1926 Principessa azzurra Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, violin, composer, accordion  
Victor BVE-36023 10-in. 8/5/1926 Laura Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, violin, accordion  
Victor BVE-36024 10-in. 8/5/1926 A pacchianella Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, violin, composer, accordion  
Victor BVE-38700 10-in. 4/28/1927 Dolce amore Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet, with traps instrumentalist, violin, director, accordion  
Victor MVE-47613 16-in. 10/2/1928 Revenge Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with vocal chorus Musical group, director, Motion picture production company, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor MVE-47642 16-in. 10/9/1928 The awakening Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra Musical group, director, Motion picture production company, composer, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor MVE-47643 16-in. 10/10/1928 The awakening Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with male vocal chorus Musical group, director, Motion picture production company, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor MVE-47644 16-in. 10/10/1928 The awakening Motion Picture Orchestra Motion picture soundtrack : Orchestra, with male vocal solo and vocal quartet Musical group, vocalist, tenor vocal, director, Motion picture production company, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BSHQ-71945 10-in. 3/14/1932 No te arrugues, chile verde Marimba Centro-Americana Marimba band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, accordion, director, Musical group, arranger, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-71946 10-in. 3/14/1932 Chupa caña Marimba Centro-Americana Marimba band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, accordion, director, Musical group, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-71947 10-in. 3/14/1932 Vuélveme a amar Marimba Centro-Americana Marimba band, with male vocal solo instrumentalist, accordion, director, Musical group, composer, vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-71948 10-in. 3/14/1932 Divina Raquel Marimba Centro-Americana Marimba band instrumentalist, accordion, director, Musical group, composer  
Victor BSHQ-71949 10-in. 3/14/1932 Cronista Marimba Centro-Americana Marimba band instrumentalist, accordion, director, Musical group, composer  
Victor BS-063844 10-in. 5/2/1941 Amapola MAGNANTE (Carlos) Accordion solo arranger, composer, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-063845 10-in. 5/2/1941 'O sole mio MAGNANTE Accordion solo arranger, instrumentalist, accordion, composer  
Victor BS-065646 10-in. 5/23/1941 Torna a Surriento Charles Magnante Accordion solo arranger, composer, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BS-065647 10-in. 5/23/1941 Santa Lucia Charles Magnante Accordion solo arranger, instrumentalist, accordion  
(Results 1-25 of 47 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Magnante, Charles," accessed June 22, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110803.

Magnante, Charles. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 22, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110803.

"Magnante, Charles." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 22 June 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110803

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