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 7, 1905 (New York City), Died December 30, 1986 (Westchester County)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1925 - 1947

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

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Recordings (Results 1-25 of 136 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 composer, instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-33274 10-in. 9/17/1925 Firenze mia Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-33275 10-in. 9/17/1925 Tarantella paesana Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-33276 10-in. 9/17/1925 Dolce ricordo Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-33277 10-in. 9/17/1925 Allegria Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-34394 10-in. 2/4/1926 Tubarose Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-34395 10-in. 2/4/1926 Fiore del mio paese Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-34396 10-in. 2/4/1926 La bella Teresa Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-34397 10-in. 2/4/1926 Che bel nasone Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-35344 10-in. 4/26/1926 Stella mattutina Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-35345 10-in. 4/26/1926 Sulla riviera Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet, with xylophone instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-35346 10-in. 4/26/1926 La bella del villaggio Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-35347 10-in. 4/26/1926 Frivola Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet, with xylophone instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-36022 10-in. 8/5/1926 Principessa azzurra Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-36023 10-in. 8/5/1926 Laura Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-36024 10-in. 8/5/1926 A pacchianella Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-38498 10-in. 4/28/1927 Gondola veneziana Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet, with traps instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-38499 10-in. 4/28/1927 Stringimi forte Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet, with traps instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-38700 10-in. 4/28/1927 Dolce amore Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet, with traps instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-38701 10-in. 4/28/1927 Sempre ti sogno Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet, with traps instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-41113 10-in. 11/28/1927 Canzoni favorite italiane Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-41114 10-in. 11/28/1927 Magnante valzer Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-41115 10-in. 11/28/1927 Canzoni favorite italiane Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-41116 10-in. 11/28/1927 Torre mazurka Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet instrumentalist, accordion  
Victor BVE-41629 10-in. 1/19/1928 Sonia Charles Magnante ; Anthony Torre Violin and accordion duet, with guitar instrumentalist, accordion  
(Results 1-25 of 136 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Magnante, Charles," accessed August 12, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110803.

Magnante, Charles. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 12, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110803.

"Magnante, Charles." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 12 August 2022.

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