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Donald Novis

Donald George Novis (3 March 1906 – 23 July 1966) was an English-born American actor and tenor.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 3rd, 1906 (Hastings), Died July 23rd, 1966 (Norwalk)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1929 - 1953

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor PBVE-54501 10-in. 11/11/1929 Alone in the rain Donald Novis Male vocal solo, with jazz/dance band vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-54502 10-in. 11/11/1929 Molly Donald Novis Male vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and jazz/dance band vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-54718 10-in. 3/19/1930 Song of the dawn George Olsen and his Music ; Donald Novis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-54858 10-in. 7/7/1930 Serenade Richard Crooks Tenor vocal solo, with male vocal chorus and orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-61093 10-in. 5/15/1931 To whisper dear, I love you Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Donald Novis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-61095 10-in. 7/6/1931 Just one more chance Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Donald Novis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-61096 10-in. 7/6/1931 At your command Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Donald Novis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-61099 10-in. 7/19/1931 Sweet and lovely Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Donald Novis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-68346 10-in. 3/28/1932 One hour with you Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Jimmie Grier ; Donald Novis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-68348 10-in. 3/28/1932 Music in the moonlight Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Jimmie Grier ; Donald Novis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-68349 10-in. 3/28/1932 Bon voyage to your ship of dreams Cocoanut Grove Orchestra ; Jimmie Grier ; Donald Novis Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-68356 10-in. 5/11/1932 (In the gloaming) By the fireside Donald Novis Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-68357 10-in. 5/11/1932 Deep in your eyes Donald Novis Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-68358 10-in. 5/11/1932 The voice in the old village choir Donald Novis Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor PBVE-68359 10-in. 5/11/1932 Goodnight, my love Donald Novis Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-73114 10-in. 7/14/1932 Somewhere in the West Donald Novis Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BSHQ-73115 10-in. 7/14/1932 As you desire me Donald Novis Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-99444 10-in. 3/10/1936 My romance Gloria Grafton ; Donald Novis ; Paul Whiteman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with female-male vocal duet vocalist, tenor vocal  
Victor BVE-Test-311 10-in. 4/2/1929 There's the one for me Donald Novis Male vocal solo, with piano vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 38323 10-in. 8/16/1934 A perfect day Victor Young Orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca 38327 10-in. 8/16/1934 Beautiful love Victor Young Orchestra vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca DLA 1260 10-in. 4/20/1938 Diane Donald Novis vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca DLA 1261 10-in. 4/20/1938 Alice blue gown Donald Novis vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca DLA 1262 10-in. 4/20/1938 Angela mia (My angel) Donald Novis vocalist, tenor vocal  
Decca DLA 1263 10-in. 4/20/1938 Charmaine Donald Novis vocalist, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 30 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Novis, Donald," accessed December 6, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103489.

Novis, Donald. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved December 6, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103489.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103489

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