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Entry completed by Nathan Davis on November 17, 2018 at 6:18 am and last updated November 17, 2018 at 6:18 am | Entry ID: 28

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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,
Website URL
Label History

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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