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Felix Knight

William Felix Knight (stage name: Felix Knight, November 1, 1908 – June 18, 1998), was an American tenor, actor, and vocal teacher, best known for his role as Tom-Tom in the 1934 Laurel and Hardy holiday musical film Babes in Toyland.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 1st, 1908 (Macon), Died June 18th, 1998 (New York City)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1938 - 1951

Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-019804 10-in. 2/11/1938 Shadows on the moon Felix Knight ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-019805 10-in. 2/11/1938 The moon of Manakoora Felix Knight ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-019806 10-in. 2/11/1938 Love walked in Felix Knight ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-019807 10-in. 2/11/1938 Girl of the golden West Felix Knight ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-019808 10-in. 2/11/1938 Mariachie Felix Knight ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-022989 10-in. 5/5/1938 Spring is here Felix Knight ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-022990 10-in. 5/5/1938 There's rain in your eyes Felix Knight ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-022991 10-in. 5/5/1938 I'll tell the man in the street Felix Knight ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-022992 10-in. 5/5/1938 When they played the polka Felix Knight ; Leo Reisman Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-024012 12-in. 7/10/1938 Gems from Girl crazy Jane Froman ; Felix Knight ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Radio broadcast : Vocalists and instrumental ensemble Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-024014 12-in. 7/10/1938 Gershwin medley Jane Froman ; Felix Knight ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Radio broadcast : Vocalists and instrumental ensemble Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-024017 12-in. 7/10/1938 Gems from Lady be good and Tip toes Jane Froman ; Felix Knight ; Sonny Schuyler ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Radio broadcast : Vocalists and instrumental ensemble Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-024019 12-in. 7/10/1938 Gems from Porgy and Bess, second part Jane Froman ; Felix Knight ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Group Radio broadcast : Vocalists and instrumental ensemble Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-026832 12-in. 9/8/1938 Show boat, part 2 Leonard W. Joy ; Victor Light Opera Company Vocal soloists, with orchestra Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-026849 12-in. 9/9/1938 Cat and the fiddle Leonard W. Joy ; Victor Light Opera Company Vocal soloists, with orchestra and vocal ensemble Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-026851 12-in. 9/9/1938 Sally Leonard W. Joy ; Victor Light Opera Company Vocal soloists, with orchestra and vocal ensemble Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-026852 12-in. 9/9/1938 Medley of Kern Hits Leonard W. Joy ; Victor Light Opera Company Vocal soloists, with orchestra and vocal ensemble Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-026853 12-in. 9/9/1938 The girl from Utah Leonard W. Joy ; Victor Light Opera Company Vocal soloists, with orchestra and vocal ensemble Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor CS-026854 12-in. 9/9/1938 Oh boy Leonard W. Joy ; Victor Light Opera Company Vocal soloists, with orchestra and vocal ensemble Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-056101 10-in. 9/11/1940 Count of Luxembourg : Selections Margaret Daum ; Gordon Gifford ; Felix Knight ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra, with vocal soloists and chorus Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-056102 10-in. 9/11/1940 Gypsy love : Selections Margaret Daum ; Felix Knight ; Wladimir Selinsky ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra, with violin solo, vocal soloists, and vocal chorus Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-056103 10-in. 9/11/1940 Frasquita : Selections Margaret Daum ; Felix Knight ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Orchestra, with vocal soloists and chorus Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-056104 10-in. 9/11/1940 Yours is my heart alone Felix Knight ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Male vocal solo and mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-056105 10-in. 9/11/1940 Down in dear Marsovia Margaret Daum ; Felix Knight ; Nathaniel Shilkret ; Victor Salon Orchestra Female-male vocal duet, with mixed vocal chorus and orchestra Performer, tenor vocal  
Victor BS-075411 10-in. 7/7/1942 My hero Dorothy Kirsten ; Felix Knight ; Victor First Nighter Orchestra Female-male vocal duet and mixed vocal chorus, with orchestra Performer, tenor vocal  
(Results 1-25 of 63 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Knight, Felix," accessed September 21, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107091.

Knight, Felix. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved September 21, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107091.

"Knight, Felix." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 21 September 2020.

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