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 1905 (Sir Lowry's Pass Village), Died 1978

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1941 - 1956

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

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Recordings (Results 26-50 of 62 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 73889 4/24/1947 Johnnie with the bandy legs (South African) Josef Marais ; Miranda instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 73890 4/24/1947 The bouquet (Flemish) Josef Marais ; Miranda instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 75606 12/16/1949 The bangalorey man: Part 1: Follow my bangalorey man Josef Marais ; Miranda lyricist, composer, vocalist  
Decca 75607 12/16/1949 The bangalorey man: Part 2: Johnnie had an ugly cow Josef Marais ; Miranda lyricist, composer, vocalist  
Decca 75608 12/16/1949 The bangalorey man: Part 3: Our house is upside down Josef Marais ; Miranda lyricist, composer, vocalist  
Decca 75609 12/16/1949 The bangalorey man: Part 4: Cripple creek Josef Marais ; Miranda lyricist, composer, vocalist  
Decca 75667 1/5/1950 The grindstone man Josef Marais ; Miranda instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 75668 1/5/1950 The flocks, the flocks Josef Marais ; Miranda instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 75669 1/5/1950 The fox Josef Marais ; Miranda instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 75670 1/5/1950 How lovely cooks the meat Josef Marais ; Miranda instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 75681 1/5/1950 Riding down from Bangor Josef Marais ; Miranda instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 75682 1/9/1950 The ratcatcher's daughter Josef Marais ; Miranda instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 75683 1/9/1950 Floating down the stream Josef Marais ; Miranda instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 75684 1/9/1950 The crickets Josef Marais ; Miranda instrumentalist, guitar, vocalist  
Decca 101319 11/11/1956 Songs of Spirit And Humor: Everywhere Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist  
Decca 101320 11/11/1956 Songs of Spirit And Humor: Sitting in jail Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist  
Decca 101321 11/21/1956 Songs of Spirit And Humor: Steady oh steady Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist  
Decca 101322 11/21/1956 Songs of Spirit And Humor: But the cat came back Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist  
Decca 101323 11/21/1956 Songs of Spirit And Humor: Tobacco Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist  
Decca 101324 11/21/1956 Songs of Spirit And Humor: Lilliburlero Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist  
Decca 101325 11/21/1956 Songs of Spirit And Humor: Eleven little froggies Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist  
Decca 101326 11/21/1956 Songs of Spirit And Humor: Unfortunate Miss Bailey Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist  
Decca L 4613 12/4/1947 Heimwee Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist  
Decca L 4614 12/4/1947 Boereseun Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist  
Decca L 4615 12/4/1947 Huisie in die berge Josef Marais ; Miranda vocalist  
(Results 26-50 of 62 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Marais, Josef," accessed June 2, 2023, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206237.

Marais, Josef. (2023). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved June 2, 2023, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/206237.

"Marais, Josef." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2023. Web. 2 June 2023.

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

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