Felix F. Feist

Felix F. Feist (July 15, 1883 - April 15, 1936) was a lyricist and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer executive. He wrote the lyrics for songs in several Broadway shows. Leo Feist was his brother, Felix E. Feist was his son, and Raymond E. Feist is his grandson. Several of the songs he wrote the lyrics for became prominent. "Strolling 'Long the Pike" was a song set at the 1904 World's Fair in St. Louis. Ada Jones recorded the song "Bull Frog & Coon" in 1906 for Edison Records. It was also recorded by the Five Brown Brothers in 1911. Feist wrote the lyrics for the song now known as "Skidamarink", a popular children's song.

Birth and Death Data: Born July 15, 1883, Died April 15, 1936

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1904 - 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-2933 10-in. 12/8/1905 Can't you see I'm lonely? Harry Tally Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-3381 10-in. 5/11/1906 The bullfrog and the coon Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor E-3381 8-in. 5/11/1906 The bullfrog and the coon Ada Jones Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4562 10-in. 6/5/1907 I'm going on the warpath Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-4563 10-in. 6/5/1907 There's room for us all on the trolley Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Victor B-6871 10-in. 3/10/1909 When the winter days are over Will Oakland Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 1858 10-in. ca. Jan.-Oct. 1904 Strolling 'long the pike Artists vary Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 3400 10-in. between January and May 1906 Can't you see I'm lonely Harry Tally Male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 4016 10-in. ca. Jan.-May 1909 L-O-V-E spells trouble to me Rambler Minstrel Company Minstrels and male vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 30189 12-in. ca. 1908-Jan. 1909 Go and get your partner for the barn dance Collins and Harlan Male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia W150596 10-in. 6/17/1930 Lo-lo Ben Selvin and his Orchestra ; The Rondoliers Jazz/dance band, with male vocal ensemble lyricist  
OKeh W404036 10-in. 5/23/1930 Lo-Lo Arthur Schutt Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
OKeh W404617 10-in. 12/3/1930 There's no place like home Dixie Entertainers ; Earl Johnson Male vocal solo, with fiddle (violin), banjo, and guitar lyricist  
Brunswick E33142 10-in. 6/17/1930 Lo-lo Castlewood Marimba Band Marimba band, with male vocal solo lyricist  
Brunswick C6537 10-in. Dec. 1930 Can’t you see I’m lonely Ben Bernie Orchestra Jazz/dance band, with vocal; without vocal (take G) lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Feist, Felix F.," accessed July 20, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115033.

Feist, Felix F.. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 20, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/115033.

"Feist, Felix F.." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 20 July 2024.

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