Persons in alphabetical order by last name H

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Yosef Hadar

 
Composer of: "Erev Shel Shoshanim"

Robert (Bob) Haggart

 
Bass on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "A Roving", "Chimney Smoke"
Member of DeCormier Singers

Al Haig
(19 July 1924 - 16 Nov 1982)

 
Piano on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", "The Night Has A 1000 Eyes"

Jester Hairston
(9 July 1901 - 18 Jan 2000)

 
Composer of "Amen", "Mary's Boy Child"

Edwin Haldman

 
Composer of "Lean On Me"

John Haliburton

 
Trombone on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Baby Darlin'", "Hello Everybody" "Man Smart #3", "Matilda #2", "Scarlet Ribbons #1", "Troubles", "Waterboy"

Al Hall
(18 March 1915 - 18 Jan 1988)

 
Bass on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Brown Skin Girl", "Come back Liza", "Dolly Dawn", "I Do Adore Her", "Jamaica Farewell", "Melda Massi",

Dickson Hall

 
Composer of: "Custer's Last Stand"

James Hall

 
Guitar on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Baby Darlin'", "Hello Everybody", "Man Smart #3", "Matilda #2", "Scarlet Ribbons #1", "Troubles", "Waterboy"

LaTanya Hall

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Vocalist and keyboard. Appeared with Harry Belafonte on the 1995 European Tour where she sang "Skin to Skin" and "A Hole In The Bucket" partly in the German language. Also on the album "An Evening With Belafonte And Friends"

F. Hamilton

 
Drums on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "In That Great Gettin' Up Mornin',  "Jump Down, Spin Around", "Noah", "Sylvie"

Robert Hamlin

 
Member of The Norman Luboff Choir 1955, performs on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "In That Great Gettin' Up Mornin',  "Jump Down, Spin Around", "Noah", "Sylvie", "Take My Mother Home"

Marvin Hamlisch

 
Composer of: "And I Love You So"

Dennis Hammond

 
Member of The Norman Luboff Choir.

Nat "Leepuma" Hammond

 
Congas, Flute & Vocals on Hugh Masekela's album BTS62,

Otto Harbach
(18 Aug 1873 - 24 Jan 1963)

 
Composer of "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes",

Stephen Harbachick

 
Vocal chorus on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Angelique-O", "Cocoanut Woman", "Cordelia Brown", "Don't Ever Love Me", "Haiti Cherie", "Island in the Sun", "Mama Look A Bo Bo", "Scratch, Scratch",

John Hardy

 
Composer of: "Love, Love Alone"

Bob Haring Jr.

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The following info is from a concert program around 1960:
Librarian and copyist of all Harry Belafonte's enterprises, films, recordings, TV and concerts. Attended Cornell University where he majored in Agriculture. At Cornell he played the piano in various dance bands and since then music has been his chief interest. He was accompanist at all of Belafonte's rehearsals and recording sessions. His musical training was the Schillinger Method. His father was a conductor and arranger for radio and recordings, and his wife, the former Judy Lang was a singer. Performs on the 1957 recording of "Fifteen", "Hava Nageela #2", "How Green Was My Valley", "I'm Going Away", "Judy Drownded", "Lead Man Holler", "The Lord is My Shepherd", "Love Love Alone", "Lucy's Door", "When The Saints Go Marching In"

Linda Harmon

 
Member of the Johnny Mann Singers of today.

Jay Harnick

 
Vocals on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Delia", "The Drummer And The Cook #1", "The Fox",

Lee Harper

 
Member of the DeCormier Singers.

Carson Harris

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Tour company manager for Harry Belafonte around 1960.

Hilda Harris

 
Vocals. Appears on Harry Belafonte's album "Turn the World Around"

P. Hart

 
Composer of: "Little Bernadette"

Demetrius Harvey

 
Sings "Try To Remember" with Belafonte on EMI 252723

Bob Harter

 
Vocalist (Bass). Member of The Belafonte Folk Singers , the DeCormier Singers and The Seafarers Chorus . The only solo album I have found is "The Bob Harter Songbag" - Liberty LST7330 from February 1964.

John Hassane

 
Percussion on Miriam Makeba's "Eyes On Tomorrow".

Alex Hassilev
(11 July 1932 - )

Member of The Limeliters 1959-2006, vocal, guitar, and banjo.

Raymond Hatton

 
Composer of "Gomen Nasai"

Bob Haworth

 
Former member of The Brothers Four

Graham Hawthorne

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Drums. Appeared with Harry Belafonte on the 1998 European Tour.

Lee Hays
(14 March 1914 - 26 Aug 1981)

 
Member of the Almanac Singers and later the Weavers. He co-authored "If I Had a Hammer" and "Wasn’t That a Time", which became the title of the Weaver’s biographical film (see movies). He died in 1981 during the editing of this film. His biography, "Lonesome Traveler" (Doris Willens, Norton Publishing) was published in 1987, and takes its name from one of his songs.
Composer of: "Talkin' and Signifyin'", "Times Are Gettin' Hard"

Marvin Hayes Jr

 
Vocal chorus on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Angelique-O", "Cocoanut Woman", "Cordelia Brown", "Don't Ever Love Me", "Haiti Cherie", "Island in the Sun", "Mama Look A Bo Bo", "Scratch, Scratch",

Rick Haynes

 
Bass on Gordon Lightfoot's albums RS6392,

Dennis Haysbert
(2 June 1954 - )

 
Performs in the movie "Grambling's White Tiger"

Lennie Hayton
(13 Feb 1908 - 24 April 1971)

 
Musical director on Harry Belafonte's album LSP2019

Tom Head

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Member of The Belafonte Folk Singers (baritone). A veteran of some 500 concerts covering most of the United States and Canada, for Columbia Concerts and NCAC Civic Concerts, his numerous television credits include: the Max Liebman Spectaculars and the "Martha Raye Show". Tom has an equally extensive list of summer stock credits, including two seasons at Jones Beach in New York and leading roles in the Milwaukee Operetta Company. New York opera lovers have seen Tom at the City Center in "Simon Boccanegra", "Falstaff", "Cosi Fan Tutte", "Rigoletto", "Carmen", "Faust", "La Traviate", "La Boheme" and the American Premiere of "Don Pedro".

Clifford Heather

 
Trombone on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Acorn In The Meadow", "Hold'em Joe", "I'm Just A Country Boy", "Pretty As A Rainbow"

Hedge & Donna

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Appeared with Belafonte on the 1969 tour at O'Keefe Center.

Bob Hefferan

 
Guitar on Mitchell Trio's album RS6258,

Fred Hellerman
(May 13, 1927 - )

 
One member of the Weavers, later a solo performer (guitar, vocal) and composer of (mainly together with Fran Minkoff): "The Borning Day", "Chickens", "Come Away Melinda", "The First Day Of Forever", "The Honey Wind Blows", "I Know Where I'm Going", "In The Beginning", "Long About Now",  "Our Time For Loving", "Portrait Of A Sunday Afternoon", "Quiet Room", "Sailor Man". Also with Odetta on VSD2057.
Guitar on Chad Mitchell Trio's albums KS3281,

Merit Hemmingson

Swedish musician and arranger. Appears with Sivuca on the album RS5162.
More info HERE

Robert Henson

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Member of The Belafonte Folk Singers (tenor). Robert, a graduate of the University of Akron, Ohio, was a singing member of that city's local radio station WADC, starring in his own show, "Bob Henson Sings". New Yorkers have heard him on the airwaves in recital programs over WNYC and WLIB. He has toured with the De Paur Infantry Chorus and the De Paur Opera Gala in Japan, Hawaii and the Far East, and he has appeared at the New York City Center and on Broadway in "Too Late the Phalarope". Among his TV credits are, the "Nat King Cole Show", the Bell Telephone Hour, Ed Sullivan Shows, "The Steve Allen Show", "Salute To The American Theatre", and "Green Pastures". Robert was an assistant musical director of The Belafonte Folk Singers around 1960. Also on "The Long Road To Freedom".

Sonny Henry

 
Performed with Belafonte 1969 at the O'Keefe Center

Hep Stars

A Swedish group that recorded "Island In The Sun" a long time ago.

James Herald

 
Member of The Belafonte Folk Singers in 1967.

Maurice Herschaft

 
Violin on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "A Roving", "Chimney Smoke", "Man Piaba", "Mo Mary",

Jasha Herzog

 
Violin on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Acorn In The Meadow", "Hold'em Joe", "I'm Just A Country Boy", "Pretty As A Rainbow"

Peggy Hewitt

 
Member of The Norman Luboff Choir.

Lillian Heyman

 
Performs on the album "The Long Road To Freedom"

Thomas Heywood

 
Composer of: "A Roving", 

Hal S. Hidey

Piano on  Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Cu Cu Ru Cu Cu Paloma #1", "The Drummer And The Cook", "Eden Was Just Like This", "Hava Nageela #1", "Jamaica Farewell", "Mary's Boy Child", "Merci Bon Dieu", "Once Was", "When The Saints Go Marching In"

Milton Hinton

 
Bass on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Day-O #1", "Hosanna", "Jack-Ass Song", "Suzanne #2", "Star-O", "Unchained Melody", "Will His Love Be Like His Rum"

Elijah Hodges

 
Member of The Seafarers Chorus

Dick Holler
(16 Oct 1934 - )

 
Composer of: "Abraham, Martin And John",

Charlotte Holloman

 
Vocals on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Hosanna", "Jack-Ass Song", "Will His Love Be Like His Rum"

Jake Holmes
(28 dec 1939 - )

 
Vocals on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "Paradise In Gazankulu", composer of "Amandla", "Capetown", "Did You Know", "Genuine Imitation Life", "Global Carnival", "Her Song", "I Don't Need Her", "I Told You", "Kwela", "Martin Luther King", "Monday To Monday", "Move It", "Paradise In Gazankulu", "The Paris Song", "Sisiwami", "Skin To Skin", "So Close",  "We Are The Wave",  "We Make Love",

Noah Hopkins

 
Member of The Belafonte Folk Singers

Lena Horne
(30 June 1917 - 9 May 2010)

Vocalist. Appeared with Belafonte on the albums "Porgy And Bess" and PRS295.

Robert Horton
(29 July 1924 - )

 
Appears with Harry Belafonte in the movie "Bright Road".

Francis L. Howard

 
Trombone on Harry Belafonte's recordings of "The Drummer And The Cook #2", "Hava Nageela #1", "Jamaica Farewell", "Once Was",

Laurie Howe

 
Cello on Miriam Makeba's album "Reflections"

Jim Hunter

 
Performed with Belafonte 1969 at the O'Keefe Center

Ralph Hunter

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Musical conductor and arranger. Appeared on Harry Belafonte's 1960 tour and on the album LSP2388. His talents range from piano and organ to string bass, tuba and other instruments.
Conductor on Miriam Makeba's KL1274

Rhetta Hughes

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Vocalist, appeared with Harry Belafonte on the 1976 European Tour. Lives and works in Amsterdam.

LeVern Hutcherson

 
In the motion picture Carmen Jones, Harry Belafonte's voice was replaced by LeVern Hutcherson during the songs.

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Updated: 26-jul-2010