Frances Faye

Frances Faye (November 4, 1912 – November 8, 1991) was an American cabaret and show tune singer and pianist. Born to a working-class Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York City, she was a second cousin of actor Danny Kaye.

Birth and Death Data: Born November 4th, 1912 (Brooklyn), Died November 8th, 1991

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1936 - 1939

Roles Represented in DAHR: songwriter, vocalist, piano

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor BS-037137 10-in. 5/22/1939 Well all right! (Tonight's the night) Tommy Dorsey Orchestra ; Edythe Wright Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo and vocal ensemble songwriter  
Victor BS-037637 10-in. 6/13/1939 Well all right (Tonight's the night) Rose Blane ; Californians ; Abe Lyman Jazz/dance band, with female vocal solo songwriter  
Decca DLA 585 10-in. 8/18/1936 No regrets Frances Faye vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  
Decca DLA 586 10-in. 8/18/1936 You're not the kind Frances Faye vocalist, instrumentalist, piano  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Faye, Frances," accessed August 3, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108934.

Faye, Frances. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 3, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108934.

"Faye, Frances." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 3 August 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108934

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