Josef Marais

Joseph Pessach (November 17, 1905 in Sir Lowry's Pass Village – April 27, 1978 in Los Angeles), better known by his stage name Josef Marais, was a folk-singer from South Africa.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 1st, 1905, Died January 1st, 1978

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1956

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, guitar, composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 62 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 69220 10-in. 5/21/1941 Marching to Pretoria Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band vocalist  
Decca 69221 10-in. 5/21/1941 My heart is so sad Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band vocalist  
Decca 69222 10-in. 5/21/1941 Siembamba ; Ai ai The pied crow cry Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band vocalist  
Decca 69223 10-in. 5/21/1941 As the sun goes down Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band vocalist  
Decca 69256 10-in. 5/28/1941 There's the Cape-cart Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band vocalist  
Decca 69257 10-in. 5/28/1941 Meisiesfontein Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band vocalist  
Decca 69258 10-in. 5/28/1941 There comes Alibama ; Train to Kimberley Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band vocalist  
Decca 69259 10-in. 5/28/1941 Jan Pieriewiet Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band vocalist  
Decca 73293 1/22/1946 The wanderer's song ; Come walk with me tonight Bushveld Band ; Josef Marais vocalist  
Decca 73294 1/22/1946 Old Johanie gozzable Bushveld Band ; Josef Marais vocalist  
Decca 73295 1/22/1946 The Zulu warrior Bushveld Band ; Josef Marais vocalist  
Decca 73296 1/22/1946 Pretty Kitty Bushveld Band ; Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist  
Decca 73314 1/29/1946 Pity the poor Patat Bushveld Band ; Josef Marais vocalist  
Decca 73315 1/29/1946 When will we be married, Gertjie? Bushveld Band ; Josef Marais vocalist  
Decca 73316 1/29/1946 Sugarbush/The Capetown girls Bushveld Band ; Josef Marais vocalist  
Decca 73317 1/29/1946 Auntie Mina's cooking the syrup Bushveld Band ; Josef Marais vocalist  
Decca 73518 4/22/1946 Pretty Kitty Bushveld Band ; Josef Marais vocalist  
Decca 73519 4/22/1946 Old Johnnie Goggabie Bushveld Band ; Josef Marais vocalist  
Decca 73520 4/22/1946 When will we be married, Gertjie? Bushveld Band ; Josef Marais vocalist  
Decca 73872 4/22/1947 Waltzing Matilda (Australian) Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73873 4/22/1947 Go tell Aunt Rhody (American) ; The sheep are coming down the road (South African) Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73874 4/22/1947 The cherries (French) Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73875 4/22/1947 When a little farm we keep (English) Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73887 4/24/1947 Ihashe (Zulu chant) Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
Decca 73888 4/24/1947 Beside the windmill (Dutch) Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist, instrumentalist, guitar  
(Results 1-25 of 62 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Marais, Josef," accessed December 2, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206237.

Marais, Josef. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 2, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206237.

"Marais, Josef." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 2 December 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206237

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