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 7, 1897 (Moscow), Died April 27, 1967 (Jamaica)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, vocalist, lyricist

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 0D32 10-in. 1/19/1931 Im Rosengarten von La Plata Tango-orchestra Juan L. Llossas Jazz/dance band, with vocal vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0D35 10-in. 1/19/1931 Mein schönes Vis-à-Vis Juan Llossas Orchester Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0D86 10-in. 1/29/1931 Ich bin ja heut' so glücklich Marek Weber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0D87 10-in. 1/29/1929 Mein Herz hab' ich gefragt (English waltz) Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0D174 10-in. 2/18/1931 Das Lied vom Vater Lewis Ruth Band ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0D175 10-in. 2/18/1931 Ich lieb' nur Eine! Lewis Ruth Band ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0D176 10-in. 2/18/1931 Du hast mir Heimlich dir Liebe Ins Haus gebracht Lewis Ruth Band ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0D177 10-in. 2/18/1931 Frag' nicht wie, frag' nicht wo Lewis Ruth Band ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0D279 10-in. 3/30/1931 Mein Fräulein, ich verehre Sie Marek Weber Orchestra Jazz/dance band. with vocal lyricist  
Gramophone 0D386 10-in. 5/11/1931 Die Musik und der Tanz und die Nacht Lewis Ruth Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0D387 10-in. 5/11/1931 In Santa Lucia Lewis Ruth Band Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0D477 10-in. 8/12/1931 Warum lachtest du, Mona Lisa? Orchester Gerhard Hoffmann Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0D478 10-in. 8/12/1931 Du dummer kleiner Kaporal Orchester Gerhard Hoffmann Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0D480 10-in. 8/13/1931 Eine Nacht in Monte Carlo Leo Moll ; Marek Weber Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone 0D485 10-in. 8/13/1931 Pontenero Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BLR6123 10-in. 2/28/1930 Zwei Herzen im 3/4 Takt Marek Weber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal vocalist  
Gramophone BD8979 10-in. 9/2/1930 Erst kommt ein grosses Fragezeichen Marek Weber Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
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  
Gramophone BD9074 10-in. 9/26/1930 Wenn das Wörtchen "wenn" nicht wär Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BD9075 10-in. 9/26/1930 O Fräulein Grete Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BD9087 10-in. 9/30/1930 Das Mädel hat Sex-Appeal Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BD9088 10-in. 9/30/1930 Bleibe bei mir Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BD9127 10-in. 10/8/1930 Küss' mich Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BD9153 10-in. 10/16/1939 Wenn man einen Tango tanzt Marek Weber Orchestra ; Marek Weber Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BD9154 10-in. 10/16/1930 Heut' Nacht hab' ich geträumt von Dir Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BD9155 10-in. 10/16/1930 Dich hab ich lieb Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BD9210 10-in. 10/30/1930 Es muss was wunderbares sein Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BD9211 10-in. 10/30/1930 Die ganze Welt ist himmelblau Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BD9265 10-in. 11/12/1930 Im Rosenbusch vorm Elternhaus Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BD9274 10-in. 11/14/1930 O cara mia Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BD9275 10-in. 11/14/1930 Song of the islands Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Gramophone BD9289 10-in. 11/22/1930 Liebes Mädel, mach' dir keine Sorgen Marek Weber Orchestra ; Leo Moll Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5087 10-in. 11/12/1934 Cocktails pour deu M. Atkins ; Léon Monosson Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  
Columbia (U.K.) CL5088 10-in. 11/12/1934 Petit homme, c'est l'heur' de fair' dodo M. Atkins ; Léon Monosson Male vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Monosson, Leo," accessed October 4, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115913.

Monosson, Leo. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 4, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115913.

"Monosson, Leo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 4 October 2022.

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