Henry King

Henry King (1906 – August 8, 1974) was an American orchestra leader and pianist who achieved significant success as a recording artist, hotel bandleader, and as leader of radio orchestras. He was most popular in the 1930s and 1940s. Today he is remembered as the orchestra leader of the Burns and Allen radio program.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1906, Died August 8th, 1974

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1933 - 1938

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, director, piano

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 89 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-78397 10-in. 11/8/1933 Buy a kiss Hotel Pierre Orchestra ; Henry King Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-78398 10-in. 11/8/1933 The moment I looked in your eyes Hotel Pierre Orchestra ; Henry King Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-78399 10-in. 11/8/1933 Good-night little girl of my dreams Hotel Pierre Orchestra ; Henry King ; Joseph Sudy Male vocal solo, with instrumental ensemble instrumentalist, piano, director  
Victor BS-78612 10-in. 11/8/1933 Don't you remember me? Hotel Pierre Orchestra ; Henry King ; Joseph Sudy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-78818 10-in. 11/29/1933 Roof top serenade Hotel Pierre Orchestra ; Henry King Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-78819 10-in. 11/29/1933 Tu sais Hotel Pierre Orchestra ; Henry King Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BVE-78820 10-in. 11/29/1933 April in Paris Hotel Pierre Orchestra ; Henry King ; Joseph Sudy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-82301 10-in. 4/10/1934 Ending with a kiss Henry King Orchestra ; Joseph Sudy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-82302 10-in. 4/10/1934 Call of love Henry King Orchestra ; Joseph Sudy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-82303 10-in. 4/10/1934 You're my relaxation Henry King Orchestra ; Joseph Sudy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-82304 10-in. 4/10/1934 Music in my heart Henry King Orchestra ; Joseph Sudy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-82566 10-in. 5/29/1934 Tonight is mine Henry King Orchestra ; Joseph Sudy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-82567 10-in. 5/29/1934 The breeze (That's bringin' my honey back to me) Henry King Orchestra ; Joseph Sudy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-82568 10-in. 5/29/1934 Give me a heart to sing to Henry King Orchestra ; Joseph Sudy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Victor BS-82569 10-in. 5/29/1934 Dancing and dreaming Henry King Orchestra ; Joseph Sudy Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca 60880 10-in. 3/10/1936 You started me dreaming Henry King Orchestra leader  
Decca 60881 10-in. 3/10/1936 My romance Henry King Orchestra leader  
Decca 60882 10-in. 3/10/1936 A waltz was born in Vienna Henry King Orchestra leader  
Decca 60883 10-in. 3/10/1936 Am I gonna have trouble with you? Henry King Orchestra leader  
Decca 60884 10-in. 3/10/1936 Love is like a cigarette Henry King Orchestra leader  
Decca 60885 10-in. 3/10/1936 Gloomy Sunday Henry King Orchestra leader  
Decca 60947 10-in. 3/27/1936 There's a small hotel Henry King Orchestra leader  
Decca 60948 10-in. 3/27/1936 It's got to be love Henry King Orchestra leader  
Decca 60949 10-in. 3/27/1936 Would you? Henry King Orchestra leader  
Decca 60950 10-in. 3/27/1936 I've got a heavy date Henry King Orchestra leader  
(Results 1-25 of 89 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "King, Henry," accessed November 26, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107112.

King, Henry. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 26, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107112.

"King, Henry." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 26 November 2020.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107112

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