George Francis Peduzzi (June 13, 1897 – July 23, 1947), known professionally as Karyl Norman, was an American female impersonator who was popular in vaudeville, nightclubs and on Broadway in the 1920s.
Birth and Death Data: Born June 13th, 1897, Died July 23rd, 1947
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1922 - 1929
Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal, lyricist
Notes: A female impersonator. Sang in the "baritone, also soprano" ranges, according to Victor ledgers, and was known as the "Creole fashion plate." Real name was George Paduzzi.
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||[Trial 1922-01-07-01]||10-in.||1/7/1922||Weep no more my Mammy||Norman Karyl||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, baritone vocal|
|Victor||[Trial 1922-01-07-02||10-in.||1/7/1922||Hello prosperity||Norman Karyl||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, baritone vocal|
|Victor||[Trial 1922-05-23-02]||10-in.||5/23/1922||Nobody lied when they said I cried about you||Norman Karyl||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, baritone vocal, lyricist|
|Victor||[Trial 1922-05-23-03]||10-in.||5/23/1922||Indiana||Norman Karyl||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, baritone vocal|
|Columbia||80376||10-in.||6/7/1922||Nobody lied (when they said that I cried over you)||Marion Harris||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||80561||10-in.||9/19/1922||I'm through (Shedding tears over you)||Frank Crumit||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Columbia||W149550||10-in.||12/6/1929||I'm through (Shedding tears over you)||Lillian Glinn||Female vocal solo ("blues singer"), with tuba, banjo, and piano||lyricist|
|Brunswick||8320-8322||10-in.||approximately June 1922||Nobody lied||Margaret Young||Female vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Norman, Karyl," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111965.
Norman, Karyl. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/111965.
"Norman, Karyl." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.
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