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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

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  
Victor BVE-37575 10-in. 1/27/1927 Silver song bird B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-37576 10-in. 1/27/1927 Love me all the time B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-37766 10-in. 2/11/1927 If all the stars were pretty babies (And I was the man in the moon) B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-37767 10-in. 2/11/1927 Au revoir (But not good-bye) B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-39643 10-in. 7/11/1927 Leonora B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-39644 10-in. 7/11/1927 Charmaine! B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-39936 10-in. 8/4/1927 Nothin' B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-41147 10-in. 12/7/1927 He loves and she loves B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-41148 10-in. 12/7/1927 Where in the world (Is there someone for me) B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-41592 10-in. 1/31/1928 You gotta be good to me B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Orchestra, with male vocal solo director  
Victor BVE-41593 10-in. 1/31/1928 The church bells are ringing for Mary B.F. Goodrich Silvertown Cord Orchestra ; Joseph M. Knecht Orchestra, with male vocal solo director  
Columbia 78225 10-in. 12/24/1918 No one but you Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78226 10-in. 12/24/1918 Thousands of years ago Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78227 10-in. 12/24/1918 I wonder whether I've loved you all my life Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78318 10-in. 2/24/1919 Mary Ann Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78319 10-in. 2/24/1919 It gets them all Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78320 10-in. 2/24/1919 My Cairo love Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78402 10-in. 4/19/1919 The red lantern Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78403 10-in. 4/19/1919 One and two and three and four, rock-a-bye Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78404 10-in. 4/19/1919 Monte Cristo Jr. medley Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78459 10-in. 5/29/1919 The vamp Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal chorus leader  
Columbia 78460 10-in. 5/29/1919 Merci beaucoup! Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78461 10-in. 5/29/1919 Wild honey Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78462 10-in. 5/29/1919 Song of Omar Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78552 10-in. 7/11/1919 Tell me Irving Kaufman ; Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal duet leader  
Columbia 78554 10-in. 7/11/1919 Buddha Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78563 10-in. 7/11/1919 Taxi Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with "taxi calls" leader  
Columbia 78622 10-in. 9/4/1919 Tell me (Tell me why) Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78669 10-in. 9/17/1919 Tents of Arabs Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78670 10-in. 9/17/1919 I want a daddy who will rock me to sleep Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78671 10-in. 9/17/1919 Chinese lullaby Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Columbia 78742 10-in. 10/16/1919 A bungalow for two Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7040 10-in. Oct. 1919 Now I know Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7041 10-in. Oct. 1919 Oh, what a pal was Mary Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7042 10-in. Oct. 1919 On Miami shore Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7093 10-in. Dec. 1919 On the streets of Cairo Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7094 10-in. Dec. 1919 In your arms Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7095 10-in. Dec. 1919 Pretty little rainbow Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7228 10-in. Feb. 1920 Korinthia Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7229 10-in. Feb. 1920 Wild flower Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7230 10-in. Feb. 1920 Beautiful nights Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7348 10-in. Mar. 1920 Dance-o-mania Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7350 10-in. Mar. 1920 Zoma Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7395 10-in. Apr. 1920 [Unknown title(s)] Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7396 10-in. Apr. 1920 Enticing Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7397 10-in. Apr. 1920 Polly Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7495 10-in. July 1920 Will you remember or will you forget? Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7497 10-in. July 1920 Take me Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7498 10-in. July 1920 Romance Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7612 10-in. Oct. 1920 [Unknown title(s)] Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7613 10-in. Oct. 1920 Why did you leave me? Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7614 10-in. Oct. 1920 In my sweet little Alice blue gown Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7637 10-in. Nov. 1920 June (I love no one but you) Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7638 10-in. Nov. 1920 If a wish could make it so Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7639 10-in. Nov. 1920 Lotus flowers Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7773 10-in. Feb. 1921 Broken moon Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7774 10-in. Feb. 1921 [Unknown title(s)] Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-7821 10-in. Mar. 1921 Snuggle Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh o-8107 10-in. approximately Feb. 1921 My budding rose Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh o-8108 10-in. approximately Feb. 1921 Goodbye Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh o-8133 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 In my igloo Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh o-8134 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Would you? Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh o-8141 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Do you ever think of me? Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh o-8142 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Wyoming Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh o-8143 10-in. approximately Mar. 1921 Dear little rose girl Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh o-8189 10-in. approximately Aug. 1921 You're the sweetest girl in all the world Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh o-8190 10-in. approximately Aug. 1921 Crooning Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh o-8191 10-in. approximately Aug. 1921 Fancies Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-70196 10-in. Sept. 1921 I wonder if you still care for me Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-70197 10-in. Sept. 1921 Figaro Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-70299 10-in. Nov. 1921 Della-Rhea Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-70300 10-in. Nov. 1921 Rosy cheeks Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-70378 10-in. Dec. 1921 [Unknown title(s)] Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-70379 10-in. Dec. 1921 That haunting waltz Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh S-70380 10-in. Dec. 1921 By the old Ohio shore Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh [OK cat 4123-A] 10-in. approximately Apr. 1920 The crocodile Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
OKeh [Od cat 20071-A] 10-in. approximately 1921 The merry widow Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 8599 10-in. 9/18/1922 When all your castles come tumbling down Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 8600 10-in. 9/18/1922 I gave you up just before you threw me down Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 8636 10-in. 10/13/1922 Jimmy Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 8637 10-in. 10/13/1922 All muddled up Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 10431 10-in. 6/15/1925 I wonder where we've met before Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band composer, leader  
Edison 10432 10-in. 6/15/1925 Stop flirting Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 10698 10-in. 11/27/1925 Moonlight in Mandalay Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  
Edison 10699 10-in. 11/27/1925 Let's wander away Joseph M. Knecht ; Waldorf-Astoria Orchestra Jazz/dance band leader  

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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