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Vincent Lopez

Biography

b. 30 Dec 1898, NEW YORK, NY, USA, d. 20 Sept 1975, North Miami, Florida, USA. The famous pianist and innovator of an extremely popular ‘lovely design’ dance music group, Lopez originally designed to go in to the church, and in addition tried his hands like a businessman. Nevertheless, his dad was a bandsman in america Navy, and urged his boy right into a musical profession, evidently forcing him to apply incessantly. He previously his 1st professional work when he was 17-years-old and by 1916 was leading his personal music group at the renowned Pekin Cafe. By 1921, he was music group leading in the Statler Resort where his was one of the primary dance bands to get national popularity through remote control radio link-ups (outside broadcasts). Lopez became a nationwide name, his starting remark, ‘Hello everybody, Lopez speaking, ’ attractive to the public. Through the 20s the music group appeared within the Broadway musicals Like Birds, Greenwich Town Follies Of 1924, and Earl Carroll’s Vanities Of 1928, and the first movie musical THE BEST Broadcast Of 1932. Among his many record strikes, from 1922 to 1939, had been ‘Nola’ (his theme tune), ‘Teasin’’, ‘I’m Simply Crazy About Harry’, ‘I DESIRE TO BE Happy’, ‘Display Me THE IDEAL SOLUTION House’, ‘Constantly’, ‘Hello, Bluebird’, ‘My Angel (Angela Mia)’, and ‘There’s Honey WITHIN THE Moon Tonight’. He and his music group appeared in the Hippodrome in London nonetheless it was like a stalwart of radio as well as the plush resort circuit in the us that he was greatest mentioned. In 1941, he got the music group into New York’s Resort Taft where he continued to be for 25 years. From 1949, he made an appearance regularly on tv. Among the popular music artists and vocalists who performed and sang using the Lopez music group at various phases of their professions had been Glenn Miller, Artie Shaw and Xaviar Cugat, and Betty and Marion Hutton. Defying the radical adjustments that occurred in well-known music over time, Lopez led his music group in to the 70s

Quick Facts


Full Name Vincent Lopez
Date Of Birth December 30, 1895
Died September 20, 1975, Miami Beach, Florida, United States
Profession Bandleader
Nationality American
Music Songs Hello, bluebird, Learn to do the strut, Just a memory, If I Only Had A Brain, Cheerful Little Earful, Covered wagon days, My Sweeter Than Sweet, Lonesome Lover, Plenty Of Sunshine, Kiss and Make Up, Rolling in Love, Piccolo Pete, A Lane In Spain, A Star Fell Out Of Heaven, Frosty The Snow Man / All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Frontteeth / Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer, You Took Advantage Of Me, The jitterbug, Los Hijos de Buda, Tumbling Tumbleweeds, Parade of the wooden soldiers, The Rogue Song, Don't Kiss And Tell, I'm On My Way Home, Until Today, Love Is Like A Cigarette, I'd Like To Find You In My Stocking, Dance Of The Reindeers, Whistlin' Otto, Especially For You, There's A Small Hotel, Merry Christmas Polka, O Tannenbaum, O Tannenbaum
Albums Lopez Speaking, Cuddly Christmas, Nola And Other Piano Instrumentals, The Voices of Christmas, Opulent Event, Express Yourself, Big Band Classics, Easily Stop Time, Vincent Lopez For Ever, Christmas Time, Top 45 Classics - The Very Best of Vincent Lopez, Explore, Christmas Music (The Sound of a Special Day), The Christmas Time, Last Christmas, Broken Colour, Rare Retro Sounds, Christmas Music, Riding Tunes, White Christmas, Delicious Christmas, Luminous Nights, Christmas, Waiting for Santa Claus
TV Shows The Vincent Lopez Show, Dinner Date


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#Fact
1 He was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Radio at 6609 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California.
2 Band leader.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Jitterbug Senorita 1941 Short And his Orchestra
Three Kings and a Queen 1939 Short Vincnt Lopez
Queens of the Air 1938 Short Vincent Lopez
Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra 1934 Short Vincent Lopez
The Big Broadcast 1932 Orchestra Leader
Morton Downey in America's Greatest Composers Series, #1 1932 Short Vincent Lopez
The Home Girl 1928 Short Vincent Lopez - Orchestra Leader

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Headline Bands 1946 Short performer: "Old Man Mose" - uncredited
Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra 1939 Short performer: "Nola", "Crazy Rhythm", "Listen to the Mockingbird", "The Song of the Marines", "Ride, Tenderfoot, Ride", "Swinging with the Goon", "Old Man Mose" - uncredited / writer: "Swinging with the Goon" - uncredited
Three Kings and a Queen 1939 Short performer: "You're Mine, You", "When We're Alone Penthouse Serenade", "Pagan Love Song", "My Silent Love", "Where, Oh Where, Has My Little Dog Gone?"
I Don't Want to Make History 1936 Short performer: "I Don't Want to Make History", "Nola" uncredited
Those Blues 1932 Short performer: "St. Louis Blues" - uncredited
Beyond the Blue Horizon 1932 Short performer: "I've Been Working on the Railroad" uncredited, "Beyond the Blue Horizon"

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Mike Douglas Show 1964 TV Series Himself - Bandleader
The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-1955 TV Series Himself / Himself - Orchestra Leader
Texaco Star Theatre 1951 TV Series Himself - Band Leader
Dinner Date 1950 TV Series Himself (Vincent Lopez orchestra)
Vincent Lopez 1949 TV Series Himself
Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra 1939 Short Himself - Vincent Lopez - Bandleader
Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra 1936 Short Himself / Vincent Lopez
I Don't Want to Make History 1936 Short Himself - Orchestra Leader / Pianist
All at Sea 1933/I Short Himself - Orchestra Leader
Those Blues 1932 Short Himself
Beyond the Blue Horizon 1932 Short Himself / Orchestra Leader
Screen Snapshots, Series 4, No. 10 1924 Documentary short Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Headline Bands 1946 Short Himself - 'Vincent Lopez and His Orchestra, 1938'

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#Quote
1 [on changing trends in music] It's already beginning. The accentuated rhythm of rock n' roll is the foundation. Now we're getting all kinds of crazy beats. It's still floundering but it will unfold. We'll begin to see this new music in 1966.

#Trademark
1 Theme song: "Nola"
2 "Lopez speaking." - his traditional opening statement

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