Jessica Dragonette

Jessica Valentina Dragonette (February 14, 1900 – March 18, 1980) was a singer who became popular on American radio and was active in the World War II effort.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 14th, 1900 (India), Died March 15th, 1980

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal, vocalist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BVE-40441 10-in. 11/7/1927 Naughty baby Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with vocal chorus vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor CVE-40443 12-in. 11/7/1927 Moon and June and you Jessica Dragonette ; Lewis James Female-male vocal duet, with vocal chorus vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-042793 10-in. 10/5/1939 Love's own waltz Rosario Bourdon ; Jessica Dragonette Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-042794 10-in. 10/5/1939 Ciri-biri-bin Rosario Bourdon ; Jessica Dragonette Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor BS-042795 10-in. 10/5/1939 Estrellita Rosario Bourdon ; Jessica Dragonette Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1927-09-06-01] 10-in. 9/6/1927 Do it again Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1927-09-06-02] 10-in. 9/6/1927 Little star Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E29702 10-in. Apr. 1929 Lover, come back to me! Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E29703 10-in. Apr. 1929 Lullaby Jessica Dragonette Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E29714 10-in. Apr. 1929 The vagabond king waltz Jessica Dragonette Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E29715 10-in. Apr. 1929 Moonbeams Jessica Dragonette Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E29716 10-in. Apr. 1929 Old folks at home Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E30083 10-in. June 1929 Love’s old sweet song Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E30084 10-in. June 1929 Solveig’s song Jessica Dragonette Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E30085 10-in. June 1929 L’amour—toujours—l’amour Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E30396 10-in. July 1929 When you’re away Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E30397 10-in. July 1929 Gianinna mia Jessica Dragonette Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E30599 10-in. 8/1/1929 Italian street song Jessica Dragonette Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E30600 10-in. 8/1/1929 Giannina mia Jessica Dragonette Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E30836 10-in. Sept. 1929 Giannina mia Jessica Dragonette Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E30837 10-in. Sept. 1929 When you’re away Jessica Dragonette Soprano vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E32470 10-in. Mar. 1930 When you’re away Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E32471 10-in. Mar. 1930 [Unknown title(s)] Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E26958-E26959 10-in. 3/13/1928 Mem’ries Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Brunswick E26960-E26962 10-in. 3/13/1928 Shepherd of the hills Jessica Dragonette Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Dragonette, Jessica," accessed July 23, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116940.

Dragonette, Jessica. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116940.

"Dragonette, Jessica." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 23 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/116940

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