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Joseph M. Knecht

Joseph M. Knecht (1864 - May 30, 1931) was the conductor of the Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra from 1908 to 1925.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1864 (Bukovina), Died May 30th, 1931 (Manhattan)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1917 - 1928

Roles Represented in DAHR: leader, director, composer

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 110 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-21150 10-in. 12/10/1917 Maytime waltz Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Orchestra director  
Victor B-21151 10-in. 12/10/1917 The American serenade Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Orchestra director  
Victor B-21152 10-in. 12/10/1917 Miss 1917 medley Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Orchestra director  
Victor B-21153 10-in. 12/10/1917 Odds and ends of 1917 Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Orchestra director  
Victor B-21804 10-in. 4/29/1918 Deep river Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor B-21805 10-in. 4/29/1918 Oh lady! Lady! Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor B-21806 10-in. 4/29/1918 Fancy free Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor B-21807 10-in. 4/29/1918 Sinbad Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor B-22328 10-in. 11/29/1918 Arabian nights Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor B-22329 10-in. 11/29/1918 Kentucky dream Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor B-22330 10-in. 11/29/1918 Beautiful Ohio Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band director  
Victor BVE-33500 10-in. 9/22/1925 Brown eyes, why are you blue? B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-33501 10-in. 9/22/1925 A kiss in the moonlight B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-33522 10-in. 9/29/1925 I wonder where we've met before B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director, composer  
Victor BVE-33523 10-in. 9/29/1925 Carolina sweetheart B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-35287 10-in. 4/6/1926 A night of love B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-35288 10-in. 4/6/1926 Reaching for the moon B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-35629 10-in. 5/26/1926 Burgundy B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-35630 10-in. 5/26/1926 I'm lonely without you B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-36311 10-in. 9/14/1926 Petrushka B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-36312 10-in. 9/14/1926 Mary Lou B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-36348 10-in. 9/23/1926 Trail of dreams B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-36349 10-in. 9/23/1926 Falling in love with you B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-37407 10-in. 1/6/1927 Moonbeam! Kiss her for me B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht ; The Silver-Masked Tenor [i.e., Joseph M. White] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-37408 10-in. 1/6/1927 So will I B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht ; The Silver-Masked Tenor [i.e., Joseph M. White] Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
(Results 1-25 of 110 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Knecht, Joseph M.," accessed November 25, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113537.

Knecht, Joseph M.. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved November 25, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/113537.

"Knecht, Joseph M.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 25 November 2020.

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