Lopez, Vincent

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Lopez (1894-1975), a pianist and bandleader, began playing in a Brooklyn, New York, saloon at the age of 15 and got his start as a bandleader in 1916. He began conducting live radio broadcasts of his dance band in 1921, and from 1941-1966 played at the Taft Hotel's Grill Room in New York City.

From the description of Papers, ca. 1920-1973. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 31912597

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referencedIn Musicians Collection TXRC99-A17., 1727-1981, (bulk 1900-1940) Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
creatorOf Lopez, Vincent, 1894-1975. Papers, ca. 1920-1973. Univerisity of Wyoming. American Heritage Center.
referencedIn Anka, Paul. Musicians Collection, 1727-1981, (bulk 1900-1940). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Nicolas Slonimsky Collection, 1873-1997, (bulk 1920-1990) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Smith, R. Grant, 1931-. R. Grant Smith sheet music collection, 1876-1981. Public Libraries of Saginaw
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associatedWith Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 person
associatedWith Smith, R. Grant, 1931- person
associatedWith Vincent Lopez Orchestra. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
Band music
Dance music
Conductors (Music)


Birth 1894-12-30

Death 1975-09-20


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