Ernest Paananen

Ernest Paananen (December 26, 1879 – January 12, 1951) was a Finnish American violinist, singer and songwriter.

Paananen was born in Pihtipudas, and was married to the American musician Fanny Bay. His daughter, the actress Tuulikki Paananen, starred in several films. The family moved to the US in 1919. Paananen was mostly active as a violinist in Ohio, where he for a while was member of Cleveland Orchestra. As a singer and violinist, Paananen made 17 recordings with Antti Kosola's orchestra in New York City between 1929 and 1930. His most notable record was Muistatko vielä illan sen, to which he had wrote the lyrics. He died in New York City.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 26th, 1879 (Pihtipudas), Died January 12th, 1951

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1923 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: author, tenor vocal

Notes: Name appears in Victor ledgers as "Paanamen."

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-56713 10-in. 9/25/1929 Naimahommia Paananen ja Kump Comic scene, with piano, accordion, and traps author  
Victor BVE-56714 10-in. 9/25/1929 Naimahommia Paananen ja Kump Comic scene, with piano, accordion, and traps author  
Victor BVE-56715 10-in. 9/25/1929 Naimohommia Paananen ja Kump Comic scene, with piano, accordion, and traps author  
Victor BVE-56716 10-in. 9/25/1929 Naimohommia Paananen ja Kump Comic scene, with piano, accordion, and traps author  
Victor BVE-56717 10-in. 9/25/1929 Naimohommia Paananen ja Kump Comic scene, with piano, accordion, and traps author  
Victor BVE-56718 10-in. 9/25/1929 Naimahommia Paananen ja Kump Comic scene, with piano, accordion, and traps author  
Victor [Trial 1923-05-24-01] 10-in. 5/24/1923 Song of the loggers Ernest Paananen Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Paananen, Ernest," accessed October 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110969.

Paananen, Ernest. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110969.

"Paananen, Ernest." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 October 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110969

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