Norman P. Hackforth

Norman Hackforth (20 December 1908 – 14 December 1996) was a British musician and radio broadcaster, who worked as accompanist to Noël Coward and gained fame as the "mystery voice" on the BBC's Twenty Questions radio programme.

Birth and Death Data: Born December 20th, 1908, Died December 14th, 1996

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1928 - 1929

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, composer, lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Brunswick C4709 10-in. 11/6/1929 My little honey and me Oriole Orchestra ; Dan A. Russo Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) composer, lyricist  
Brunswick DB136 10-in. 11/8/1928 Heaven for two Melville Gideon Male vocal solo, with piano songwriter  
Brunswick DB176 10-in. 1/2/1929 Heaven for two Bert Firman Orchestra Jazz/dance band songwriter  
Brunswick [Br (U.K.) cat 197-b] 10-in. approximately Aug. 1928 Heaven for two Harry Shalson Male vocal solo, with violin and piano songwriter  
Brunswick E31317 10-in. 11/7/1929 My little honey and me Hotsy Totsy Gang ; Irving Mills Jazz/dance band composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Hackforth, Norman P.," accessed October 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101268.

Hackforth, Norman P.. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101268.

"Hackforth, Norman P.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 October 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101268

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