Alice Jeanne Faye (; née Leppert; May 5, 1915 – May 9, 1998) was an American actress and singer. She sang "You'll Never Know", which won its composers the Academy Award for Best Original Song at the 1944 Oscars ceremony. Faye introduced the song in the musical film Hello, Frisco, Hello (1943).
Faye was married twice and had two daughters. She married actor and singer Tony Martin in 1937, and they divorced in 1940. She married actor Phil Harris in 1941, a union which lasted until his death in 1995.
Birth and Death Data: Born May 5th, 1915 (New York City), Died May 9th, 1998 (Rancho Mirage)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1939
Roles Represented in DAHR: contralto, songwriter
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||BS-77619||10-in.||9/6/1933||Shame on you||Connecticut Yankees ; Alice Faye ; Rudy Vallée||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||vocalist, contralto|
|Victor||BS-77621||10-in.||9/6/1933||Honeymoon hotel||Connecticut Yankees ; Alice Faye ; Rudy Vallée||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||vocalist, contralto|
|Victor||BS-031896||10-in.||2/8/1939||I promise you||Three Reasons ; Dick Todd||Male vocal solo, with female vocal trio and jazz/dance band||songwriter|
|Victor||BS-033764||10-in.||2/25/1939||I promise you||Stuart Allen ; Richard Himber Rhythmic Pyramids Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo||songwriter|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Faye, Alice," accessed October 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101869.
Faye, Alice. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/101869.
"Faye, Alice." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 October 2020.
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