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 (Results 26-34 of 34 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
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  
(Results 26-34 of 34 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Monosson, Leo," accessed October 2, 2022, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115913.

Monosson, Leo. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 2, 2022, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115913.

"Monosson, Leo." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 2 October 2022.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

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

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