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Kenny Delmar

Kenneth Howard Delmar (born Kenneth Frederick Fay Howard; September 5, 1910, Boston, Massachusetts – July 14, 1984, Stamford, Connecticut) was an American actor active in radio, films, and animation. An announcer on the pioneering radio news series The March of Time, he became a national radio sensation in 1945 as Senator Beauregard Claghorn on the running "Allen's Alley" sketch on The Fred Allen Show. The character Delmar created was a primary inspiration for the Warner Bros. cartoon character Foghorn Leghorn.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 5, 1910 (Boston), Died July 14, 1984 (Stamford)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1949

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 75620 12/22/1949 Texas, li'l darlin' Kenny Delmar vocalist  
Decca 75623 12/22/1949 Reprise : The yodel blues Kenny Delmar vocalist  
Decca 75626 12/22/1949 The yodel blues Kenny Delmar ; Mary Hatcher vocalist  
Decca 75627 12/22/1949 Politics Kenny Delmar ; Loring Smith vocalist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Delmar, Kenny," accessed March 1, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/311817.

Delmar, Kenny. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved March 1, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/311817.

"Delmar, Kenny." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 1 March 2024.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/311817

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