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Fanny Brice

Fania Borach (October 29, 1891 – May 29, 1951), known professionally as Fanny Brice or Fannie Brice, was an American illustrated song model, comedienne, singer, theater, and film actress who made many stage, radio, and film appearances. She is known as the creator and star of the top-rated radio comedy series The Baby Snooks Show. Thirteen years after her death, Brice was portrayed on the Broadway stage by Barbra Streisand in the 1964 musical Funny Girl; Streisand also starred in its 1968 film adaptation, for which she won an Oscar, and in the 1975 sequel, Funny Lady.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 29th, 1891 (Manhattan), Died May 29th, 1951 (Hollywood)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1932

Roles Represented in DAHR: soprano vocal, speaker

Notes: Name sometimes appears as Fannie Brice.

Recordings (Results 26-35 of 35 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1921-09-16-02] 10-in. 9/16/1921 Oh, how I hate that fellow Nathan Fanny Brice Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1921-09-16-03] 10-in. 9/16/1921 A bone and a heel and a lassie Fanny Brice Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1921-09-16-04] 10-in. 9/16/1921 What I want to doodle do for you Fanny Brice Female vocal solo, with piano vocalist, soprano vocal  
Victor [Trial 1927-12-06-03] 10-in. 12/6/1927 Mrs. Cohen at the beach, part 1 Fanny Brice Comic monologue speaker  
Victor [Trial 1927-12-06-04] 10-in. 12/6/1927 Mrs. Cohen at the beach, part 2 Fanny Brice Comic monologue speaker  
Columbia 46427 10-in. 2/17/1916 I don't know whether to do it or not Fanny Brice Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46428 10-in. 2/17/1916 If we could only take her word Fanny Brice Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46429 10-in. 2/17/1916 If we could only take her word Fanny Brice Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 46430 10-in. 2/17/1916 Becky is back in the ballet Fanny Brice Female vocal solo, with orchestra vocalist, soprano vocal  
Columbia 31896 10-in. approximately 1913 Hello, honey Fanny Brice Female vocal solo vocalist, soprano vocal  
(Results 26-35 of 35 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Brice, Fanny," accessed November 27, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104979.

Brice, Fanny. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 27, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104979.

"Brice, Fanny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 27 November 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104979

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