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Mickey Katz

Meyer Myron "Mickey" Katz (June 15, 1909 – April 30, 1985) was an American musician and comedian. He was the father of actor Joel Grey and paternal grandfather of actress Jennifer Grey.

Birth and Death Data: Born June 15, 1909 (Cleveland), Died April 30, 1985 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1946 - 1947

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, clarinet, composer, songwriter, vocalist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor D6VB-2063 10-in. 5/6/1946 Jones polka City Slickers ; Spike Jones ; Mickey Katz Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble vocalist, songwriter  
Victor D7FB-1378 10-in. 10/15/1947 Hershele at the Boilesque Mickey Katz ; Kosher-Jammers Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor D7FB-1379 10-in. 10/15/1947 Hershele at the induction center Mickey Katz ; Kosher-Jammers Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor D7FB-1380 10-in. 10/15/1947 Yiddish square dance Mickey Katz ; Kosher-Jammers Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor D7FB-1381 10-in. 10/15/1947 Haim afen range Mickey Katz ; Kosher-Jammers Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor D7FB-2141 10-in. 12/2/1947 Hershele at the wedding Mickey Katz ; Kosher-Jammers Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor D7FB-2142 10-in. 12/2/1947 Tico rico (Tickle kitzel) Kosher-Jammers Instrumental ensemble songwriter, instrumentalist, clarinet, leader  
Victor D7FB-2143 10-in. 12/2/1947 The draidle song Kosher-Jammers Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, clarinet  
Victor D7FB-2144 10-in. 12/2/1947 Chlo-e Kosher-Jammers Instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, clarinet, leader  
Victor D7FB-2145 10-in. 12/2/1947 Tsatzki kozatzki Kosher-Jammers Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  
Victor D7FB-2146 10-in. 12/2/1947 Hensel un Genzel Kosher-Jammers Instrumental ensemble leader, instrumentalist, clarinet, composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Katz, Mickey," accessed July 24, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106373.

Katz, Mickey. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106373.

"Katz, Mickey." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 24 July 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/106373

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