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Total Entries (of 78rpm labels) [Including draft entries]: 9
|Name of Label||Columbia (UK)|
|Subsidiary label of..?|
|Manufacturing Company||Electric & Musical Industries Ltd. (EMI)|
|Key Company Personnel|
|Start of 78rpm Label Production||1917|
|End of 78rpm Label Production||c.1956|
|Countries of Release||Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom,|
Record / electronics company founded on the 13th Feb 1917.
|Pre/Suffixes||GD-, DB- LFX-, FB- DOX-, LC- LW-, DX-|
|Known Label Genres||Popular dance music, Big band, Swing, Country, Blues, Jazz, Gospel, Opera, Lieder/Art song, Instrumental, Classical, Spoken, Historical|
|Known Number Series||9000 / Popular
|Additional Info about label||
On the 20th Apr 1931 Columbia International Ltd. (Columbia Graphophone Co. Ltd.) was merged with The Gramophone Co. Ltd. to form parent holding company Electric & Musical Industries Ltd. (EMI)
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