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Sam Costa

Samuel Gabriel 'Sam' Costa (17 June 1910 – 23 September 1981) was a popular singer of the British dance band era and a voice actor on the show Much Binding in the Marsh. He was also a disc jockey for Radio Luxembourg and the BBC.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 17th, 1910 (London Borough of Hackney), Died September 22nd, 1981

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1937

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Gramophone 0EA4787 10-in. 5/10/1937 Don't play with fire Bert Firman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0B5125 10-in. 10/6/1933 Everybody loves my Marguerite Sam Costa ; Jack Jackson Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist  
Gramophone 0EA5429 10-in. 8/16/1937 Ten pretty girls Ronnie Munro Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Costa, Sam," accessed May 12, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116044.

Costa, Sam. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 12, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116044.

"Costa, Sam." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 12 May 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116044

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