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Victor Olaiya
Mmádu
ụdịekerenwoke Dezie
mba o sịNaijiria Dezie
Aha enyereVictor Dezie
ụbọchị ọmụmụ ya31 Disemba 1930 Dezie
Ebe ọmụmụCalabar Dezie
Ụbọchị ọnwụ ya12 Febụwarị 2020 Dezie
Ebe ọ nwụrụLagos Dezie
nwaMoji Olaiya Dezie
asụsụ ọ na-asụ, na-ede ma ọ bụ were na-ebinye akaBekee, Asụsụ Yoruba, pidgin Naịjirịa Dezie
Ọrụ ọ na-arụonye egwu Dezie
ngwa egwutrumpet Dezie

  Victor Abimbola Olaiya OON, (31 Disemba 1930 - 12 Febụwarị 2020), nke a makwaara dị ka Dr Victor Olaiya, bụ onye Naijiria na-afụ opi nke na-afọ opi n'ụdị ndụ dị elu. Victor Abimbola Olaiya OON Dr Victor Olaiya ndụ dị elu Ọ bụ ezie na ọ bụ onye ama ama na Naịjirịa n'oge 1950s na mmalite 1960s, Olaiya nwetara obere nkwado na mpụga obodo ya. Alhaji Alade Odunewu nke Daily Times kpọrọ ya "The Evil Genius of Highlife".[1]

Oge ọ malitere[dezie | dezie ebe o si]

A mụrụ Olaiya na 31 Disemba 1930, na Calabar, Cross River State, nwa nke 20 n'ezinụlọ dị mmadụ 24. Steeti Osimiri Calabar Cross[2] Nne na nna ya, Alfred Omolona Olaiya na Bathsheba Owolabi Motajo, si Ijesha-Ishu na Ekiti Steeti. Ekiti Steeti[3]

Olaiya si n'ezinụlọ bara ọgaranya. Ụlọ nna ya, nke a na-akpọ Il Lanra, dị na 2 Bamgbose Street, Lagos Island, ruo mgbe a kwatuchara ya na Septemba 2016. Àgwàetiti Bar Lagos[4][5]

Ọrụ[dezie | dezie ebe o si]

Mgbe ọ dị obere, ọ mụtara ịkpọ bombardon na French horn. Olu bọmbụ French Mgbe ọ hapụsịrị ụlọ akwụkwọ, ọ kwagara Lagos, ebe ọ gafere ule asambodo ụlọ akwụkwọ na 1951 ma nabata ya na Mahadum Howard, US, iji mụọ injinia obodo. Mahadum Lagos Howard Kama nke ahụ, Olaiya chụpụrụ ọrụ dị ka onye na-agụ egwú, nke ndị mụrụ ya na-ekwenyeghị. Ọ na-egwuri egwu na Sammy Akpabot Band, ọ bụ onye ndu na onye na-afụ opi maka Old Lagos City Orchestra wee sonye na Bobby Benson Jam Session Orchestra. Bobby Benson[3][6]

N'afọ 1954, Olaiya guzobere òtù nke ya, Cool Cats, na-akpọ egwu dị elu. A họpụtara òtù ya ka ọ kpọọ egwu na bọọlụ steeti mgbe Queen Elizabeth nke Abụọ nke UK gara Naijiria na 1956, ma mesịa kpọọ egwu n'egwuregwu steeti mgbe Naijiria nweere onwe ya na 1960 na mgbe Naijeria ghọrọ mba na 1963. Eze Nwanyị Elizabeth nke Abụọ N'oge ikpeazụ, Olaiya na onye egwu jazz nke America bụ Louis Armstrong kerịtara ihe nkiri. Louis Armstrong N'oge Agha Obodo Naijiria nke 1967-70, e nyere Olaiya ọkwa nke lieutenant colonel (nke nsọpụrụ) na ndị agha Naijiria, ìgwè ya na-egwuri egwu maka ndị agha n'ebe dị iche iche. Agha Obodo Naịjirịa Ndị agha Naịjirị Ndị Cool Cats mechara gaa Congo iji rụọ ọrụ maka ndị agha United Nations.

Ndụ onwe onye[dezie | dezie ebe o si]

Olaiya nwere ọtụtụ ndị nwunye. O nwere ụmụ na ụmụ ụmụ. Otu n'ime ụmụ ya nwanyị, Moji Olaiya, bụ onye na-eme ihe nkiri Nollywood. Moji Olaiya Nollywood[7] Ya na nwa ya nwoke Bayode Olaiya bụrụ abụ.

Olaiya nwụrụ na 12 Febụwarị 2020 na Ụlọ Ọgwụ Nkụzi Mahadum Lagos, mgbe ọ dị afọ 89. Ụlọ Ọgwụ Nkụzi Mahadum Lagos

Egwú[dezie | dezie ebe o si]

Egwú Olaiya na-ejikọta ndụ dị elu nke Ghana na ihe ga-aghọ Afrobeat. Afrobeat

Ụdị egwu ya sitere na James Brown, na akụkụ mpi ndị kwekọrọ na ụdị Brown, n'adịghị ka ọtụtụ ahịrị Afrobeat. James Brown Egwú ahụ gụnyere ụda nke Tony Allen, mana ọ bụghị ụdị syncopated nke Allen mechara bụrụ onye ọsụ ụzọ. Tony Allen

Nkọwapụta[dezie | dezie ebe o si]

Ndepụta nke abọm:[8]

Date Group Album Format Label
Late 1950s/Early 1960s Victor Olaiya & his Cool Cats Odale Ore b/w Mofe Muyon 10-inch 78 Badejo's Sound Studios BBA 150
1960s? Various Artists Catchy Rhythms from Nigeria – Vol. 2 10-inch LP Philips West Africa [Lagos] P 13401
1961 Dr. Victor Olaiya & his All Stars Olaiya's Victories 10-inch LP Philips [Netherlands] 13403
Early 1960s Various Artists Catchy Rhythms From Nigeria – Vol. 3 (10-inch LP Philips West Africa [Lagos] 13404
1960s Victor Olaiya & his Cool Cats Afro-Rhythm Parade Vol. 2 7-inch EP Philips [Netherlands] 420001
1960s? Victor Olaiya & his All Stars Oruku Tiniditindi / Iye Jemila 7-inch 45 Philips [Lagos] 303 015
1960s Victor Olaiya & his All Stars Pambotoriboto b/w Moonlight Highlife 7-inch 45 Philips [Lagos] 382357
1960s Victor Olaiya & his All Stars Feso J'aiye / Asian Udo 7-inch 45 Philips [Lagos] 382 397
1960s Victor Olaiya & his All Stars Kosowo Lode b/w Ewelewekuewele 7-inch 45 Philips [Lagos] 382739
1960s Victor Olaiya & his All Stars Afro-Rhythm Parade Vol. 7 7-inch EP Philips [Lagos] 420014
Late 1960s? Various Artists West Africa's Big Sound 7-inch EP Philips [Lagos] 420023 PE
1982 Dr. Victor Olaiya In the Sixties LP Polydor [Lagos] POLP 066
1982 Dr. Victor Olaiya Highlife Reincaration LP Polydor [Lagos] POLP 073
1983 Dr. Victor Olaiya Ilu Le O (Country Hard 0!) LP Polydor [Lagos] POLP 096
1983 Various Artists African Music LP Vertigo [Netherlands] 814 480-1
1983 E.T. Mensah & Dr. Victor Olaiya Highlife Giants of Africa Vol. 1 LP Polydor [Lagos] POLP 102
1986 Dr. Victor Olaiya Papingo Davalaya LP Polydor [Lagos] POLP 156
2001? Dr. Victor Olaiya The Best of Dr. Victor Olaiya – 3 Decades of Highlife CD Premier Music [Lagos] KMCD003
2003? Dr. Victor Abimbola Olaiya Highlife in The 80's

The Best of Dr. Victor Olaiya

Vol. 2 – Evil Genius of Highlife
CD Premier Music [Lagos] KMCD007
2002? Various Artists High Life Kings Vol. 1 CD Premier Music [Lagos] KMCD 01
2002? Various Artists High Life Kings Vol. 2 CD Premier Music [Lagos] KMCD 02
2003 Various Artists The Rough Guide to Highlife CD World Music Network [UK]
2003? Various Artists The Kings of Highlife CD Wrasse Records [UK] WRASS 097
2005 Victor Olaiya & his International All Stars

/ St. Augustine
Let Yourself Go/There Was a Time / Papa de Love 7-inch45 Soundway Records [UK] SNDW 7002
2009 Victor Olaiya's All Stars Soul International Victor Olaiya's All Stars Soul International CD Vampisoul [Spain] VAMPI 107)
2012 Various Artists The Rough Guide To Psychedelic Africa CD World Music Network [UK] RGNET 1270

Ịgụ ihe ọzọ[dezie | dezie ebe o si]

  • H. Olufela Davies (1964). The Victor Olaiya Story. Sankey Print Works. 

Ihe odide[dezie | dezie ebe o si]

  1. Victor Olaiya's All Stars Soul International. Paris DJs. Archived from the original on 21 August 2021. Retrieved on 3 November 2009.
  2. "Highlife Godfather Victor Olaiya celebrates 80 years in grand style as Nigeria showbiz all greats re-emerge in solidarity", EMNNEWS ONLINE, 19 January 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Richard Eghaghe. "Victor Olaiya: 50 years of ingenious highlife on stage", Daily Independent. Retrieved on 11 April 2019.
  4. Update on the Demolition of Olaiya House (en-US) (18 September 2016). Archived from the original on 11 December 2021. Retrieved on 25 September 2016.
  5. Demolishing History (en-US) (25 September 2016). Retrieved on 25 September 2016.
  6. "Victor Olaiya: Fela Learnt The Trumpet in My Band", This Day, 24 April 2004. Retrieved on 3 November 2009.
  7. "My father does not like acting — Moji, Victor Olaiya’s daughter", The Punch. Retrieved on 26 March 2015.
  8. Discography of Victor Olaiya. John Beadle. Archived from the original on 2 March 2009. Retrieved on 3 November 2009.