Luigi Romanelli

Luigi Romanelli (29 November 1885, Belleville, Ontario - 29 July 1942, La Malbaie) was a Canadian conductor and violinist. His orchestra, the Romanelli Orchestra, was one of the most popular orchestras on radio, in concert, and on record in Canada from the 1920s up until his death in the early 1940s. Under his leadership, the Romanelli Orchestra made recordings for HMV, Edison Records, and Bluebird Records.

Romanelli and his orchestra performed on March 28, 1922, in the first concert broadcast on the radio in Toronto.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 29th, 1885, Died July 29th, 1942

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1931

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, songwriter

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick E36838 10-in. 6/1/1931 I love you more each day Anthony Trini Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo songwriter  
Edison 19348 10-in. 9/18/1929 Perhaps King Edward Hotel Orchestra ; Luigi Romanelli Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison 19349 10-in. 9/18/1929 Pretending King Edward Hotel Orchestra ; Luigi Romanelli Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison N-1136 10-in. 9/18/1929 Perhaps King Edward Hotel Orchestra ; Luigi Romanelli Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  
Edison N-1137 10-in. 9/18/1929 Pretending King Edward Hotel Orchestra ; Luigi Romanelli Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo leader  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Romanelli, Luigi," accessed November 28, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113880.

Romanelli, Luigi. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 28, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113880.

"Romanelli, Luigi." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 28 November 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113880

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