Kay Thompson (born Catherine Louise Fink; November 9, 1909 – July 2, 1998) was an American author, singer, vocal arranger, vocal coach, composer, musician, dancer and actress. She is best known as the creator of the Eloise children's books and for her role in the movie Funny Face.
Birth and Death Data: Born November 9th, 1909 (St. Louis), Died July 2nd, 1998 (New York City)
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1934 - 1950
Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist, leader
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||PBS-79375||10-in.||9/25/1934||Take a number from one to ten||Tom Coakley ; Palace Hotel Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||vocalist|
|Victor||BS-07785||10-in.||4/13/1937||Carelessly||Kay Thompson Orchestra ; Rhythm Singers||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and mixed vocal ensemble||vocalist, leader|
|Victor||BS-07786||10-in.||4/13/1937||There's a lull in my life||Kay Thompson Orchestra||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo||leader, vocalist|
|Victor||BS-07787||10-in.||4/13/1937||It had to be you||Kay Thompson Orchestra ; Rhythm Singers||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and female vocal ensemble||vocalist, leader|
|Victor||BS-07788||10-in.||4/13/1937||Exactly like you||Kay Thompson Orchestra ; Rhythm Singers||Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and male vocal ensemble||vocalist, leader|
|Decca||76436||6/1/1950||That old feeling||Kay Thompson||vocalist|
|Decca||76437||6/1/1950||Was that the human thing to do||Kay Thompson||vocalist|
|Decca||L 5061||6/24/1949||'Bout you 'n me||Kay Thompson||vocalist|
|Decca||L 5062||6/24/1949||Now that I need you||Kay Thompson||vocalist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Thompson, Kay," accessed October 19, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107155.
Thompson, Kay. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved October 19, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/107155.
"Thompson, Kay." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 19 October 2020.
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