Leo Monosson

Leo Monosson (Russian: Лев Исаакович Моносзон, lit. Lev Isaakovich Monoisson) (1897–1967) was a tenor singer born in Moscow, who found fame in Germany in the years 1928-1933. He spoke eleven languages and produced over 1400 records, one of his best-known being "Liebling, mein Herz lässt dich grüßen" with the Ben Berlin Orchestra. He was also an actor, appearing in films such as the musical The Three From the Filling Station. As a Jew, he had to leave Germany in 1933, moving first to France and then the United States. In New York, he started a new career as a stamp trader.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 7th, 1897 (Moscow), Died April 27th, 1967 (Jamaica)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, tenor vocal

Notes: Alternate listing for Leo Monosson.


Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone BD9003 10-in. 9/9/1930 Du bist mein Morgen und mein Nachtgebetchen Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  


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Monosson, Leo. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115913.

"Monosson, Leo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 26 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115913


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