Joseph Philip Knight

Joseph Philip Knight (Bradford-on-Avon, 6 July 1812–Great Yarmouth, 1 June 1887) was a British clergyman, singer and one of Britain's most popular song composers. He published over 200 songs, first under the name Philip Mortimer then under his own name.

Knight was the son of an Anglican clergyman, Rev. Francis Knight, and went to America in 1829 to sing and teach music. He set many of the lyrics of Thomas Haynes Bayley, and Thomas Moore wrote the words for him for " The Parting " and " Let's take the world as some wide scene."

Birth and Death Data: Born July 26th, 1812, Died June 1st, 1887

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1895 - 1926

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 55 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 12 7-in. 1/16/1896 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Band (unidentified; Berliner Gramophone Co.) Band, with trombone solo composer  
Berliner 872 7-in. 9/11/1897 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Artists vary Male vocal quartet composer  
Berliner 900 7-in. Before May 1895 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Male vocalist (unidentified; Berliner Gramophone Co.) Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 964 7-in. 1/28/1896 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Artists vary Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 3305 7-in. 7/27/1897 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Arthur Pryor Trombone solo composer  
Berliner 0263 7-in. June 1899 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Arthur Pryor Trombone solo composer  
Berliner 01017 7-in. Feb. 1900 Rocked in the cradle of the deep J. J. Fisher Male vocal solo composer  
Berliner 01065 7-in. 3/10/1900 Rocked in the cradle of the deep George Broderick Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]75 7-in. 6/9/1900 Rocked in the cradle of the deep George Broderick Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]576 7-in. 12/6/1900 Rocked in the cradle of the deep J. J. Fisher Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]646 7-in. 2/1/1901 Rocked in the cradle of the deep William F. Hooley Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]689 7-in. 2/20/1901 Rocked in the cradle of the deep J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]689 10-in. 2/3/1902 Rocked in the cradle of the deep J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]689 12-in. 7/9/1902 Rocked in the cradle of the deep J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]1999 7-in. 2/27/1903 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]1999 10-in. 2/27/1903 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix C-]1999 12-in. July 1903 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3067 10-in. 2/1/1901 Rocked in the cradle of the deep William F. Hooley Male vocal solo composer  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3122 10-in. 2/20/1901 Rocked in the cradle of the deep J. W. Myers Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor A-442 7-in. 9/23/1903 Rocked in the cradle of the deep William F. Hooley Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-442 10-in. 9/23/1903 Rocked in the cradle of the deep William F. Hooley Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-509 10-in. 10/7/1903 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor A-509 7-in. 10/7/1903 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor C-509 12-in. 3/16/1905 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
Victor E-509 8-in. 4/4/1906 Rocked in the cradle of the deep Haydn Quartet Male vocal quartet, with orchestra composer  
(Results 1-25 of 55 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Knight, Joseph Philip," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106163.

Knight, Joseph Philip. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106163.

"Knight, Joseph Philip." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106163

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