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 1979

Rust, Brian
British music hall on record
By Brian Rust
Harrow, Middlesex: General Gramophone Publications, 1979, 301 p.


The above item has biographical information on:

  Albert, Ben (a. 1902-1925)   music hall artist
  Albert, George (a. 1910-1919)   music hall artist
  Austin, Charles (a. 1910-1932)   music hall artist
  Bacon, Max (a. 1935-1939)   drummer, singer
  Bard, Wilkie (b. 1874 d. 1944)   music hall artist, comedian
  Barlow, Billie (d. 1937 a. 1890)   music hall artist, singer
  Barnes, Fred (d. 1938)   singer, tenor saxophone
  Barr, Ida (d. 1967)   singer
  Bastow, George (b. 1872 d. 1914)   music hall artist
  Bedford, Harry (a. 1914)   music hall artist
  Bennett, Billy (b. 1887 d. 1942 a. 1926-1935)   singer
  Benson, Jenny (a. 1914)   music hall artist
  Brough, Lionel (b. 1857 d. 1906 a. 1906-1908)   music hall artist
  Burdon, Albert (a. 1933)   cast, music hall artist
  Campbell, Herbert (b. 1844 d. 1904)   music hall artist, vocals
  Carney, George   cast, music hall artist
  Carney, Kate [Coster Queen] (b. 1870 d. 1950)   music hall artist
  Caryll, Billy (a. 1931-1933)   music hall artist, vocals
  Cash, Morny (a. 1909-1915)   music hall artist
  Champion, Harry (b. 1866 d. 1942)   music hall artist
  Chesney, Arthur (a. 1929)   singer
  Chevalier, Albert Onesime Britannicus Gwathveoyd Louis (b. 1861 d. 1923)   comedian
  Chirgwin, G. H (b. 1854 d. 1922)   music hall artist
  Christian, Albert (a. 1899)   singer
  Clare, Tom (a. 1906-1924)   singer
  Clevere, Amy (a. 1903)   singer
  Coborn, Charles (b. 1852 d. 1945)   music hall artist, singer
  Constanduros, Mabel (a. 1926-1936)   singer
  Cooper, Margaret (b. 1877 d. 1922 a. 1906)   piano, singer of sentimental songs
  Costello, Tom (b. 1863 d. 1943)   music hall artist
  Craven, Tom (a. 1903)   singer
  Cunliffe, Whit (d. 1966)   singer
  Daly, Dutch (a. 1903-1912)   music hall artist
  Danvers, Billy (a. 1926-1927)   music hall artist
  Darnley, Herbert (b. 1871 d. 1947)   comedian, composer
  Davies, Belle (a. 1902)   singer
  De Casalis, Jeanne (a. 1931-1945)   music hall artist
  Dene, Dorrie (a. 1925-1933)   music hall artist
  Dormer, Daisy (a. 1915)   music hall artist
  Doyle, Bunny (a. 1941)   music hall artist
  Dryden, Leo (b. 1863 d. 1939)   music hall artist
  Dunville, T.E. (d. 1924)   music hall artist, eccentric comedian
  Duprez, Mary Moore (a. 1900-1916)   comedienne, singer
  Elen, Gus (b. 1863 d. 1940)   music hall artist, vocals
  Elliott, G.H. (b. 1884 d. 1962)   music hall artist
  Elliott, Leslie (a. 1915-1923)   music hall artist
  Elton, Frec (a. 1904-1914)   music hall artist
  Elvin, Joe (d. 1935)   music hall artist
  Evans, Norman (a. 1934-1935)   music hall artist
  Evans, Will (a. 1903-1929)   music hall artist
  Fairbrother, Sydney   cast, music hall artist
  Farr, Chick (a. 1937)   music hall artist
  Fawn, James (b. 1850 d. 1923)   music hall artist, actor
  Fields, Fanny (d. 1961)   singer, comedienne
  Fletcher, Cyril (a. 1938-1941)   singer
  Ford, Harry (a. 1902-1911)   singer
  Forde, Florrie (b. 1876 d. 1940)   music hall artist, vocals
  Formby, George (d. 1921)   music hall artist
  Formby, George (b. 1904 d. 1961)   singer, vocals
  Foy, Tom   music hall artist
  Fragson, Harry (b. 1869 d. 1913)   auteur, comic
  Frame, W.F. (d. 1919)   singer
  Frankau, Ronald Hugh Wyndham (b. 1894 d. 1951)   entertainer, composer
  Freeman, Harry (a. 1890s)   singer
  Fyffe, Will (b. 1885 d. 1947)   cast, music hall artist
  Gammon, Barclay (a. 1907-1912)   music hall artist
  Gilbey, George (a. 1911)   music hall artist
  Gitana, Gertie (d. 1957)   singer, yodeler
  Glenville, Shaun (d. 1968)   actor, cast
  Glyder, Hilda (a. 1917)   music hall artist
  Grock (a. 1919)   music hall artist
  Handley, Tommy (b. 1892 d. 1948)   entertainer, vocals
  Hanna, Pat (a. 1934)   singer
  Hastings, Ernest (a. 1913-1927)   singer
  Hawthorne, Lil (a. 1899-1906)   cast, singer
  Hay, Will (a. 1929-1938)   music hall artist
  Hayes, Milton (a. 1919 active: 1923-1927)   singer, songwriter
  Hayman, Joe (a. 1913-1928)   music hall artist
  Hazell, Rupert (a. 1919-1920)   singer, songwriter
  Hemsley, Harry (a. 1923-1929)   music hall artist
  Henlere, Herschel (a. 1928)   conductor, entertainer
  Henry, John (a. 1923-1932)   singer, songwriter
  Henry, Leonard (a. 1928-1935)   composer, vocals
  Heslop, Charles (a. 1934)   music hall artist
  Higgins, Charlie (a. 1930-1934)   music hall artist
  Hopkins, Ted (a. 1908-1925)   music hall artist
  Howard, Sydney (a. 1928-1935)   music hall artist
  Hudson, Harry (b. 1898 d. 1969)   music hall artist, piano
  Hughes, Tom E. (a. 1909)   music hall artist
  Hurley, Alex (d. 1913 a. 1900)   music hall artist, tenor
  Jackley, George (a. 1906-1934)   music hall artist, vocals
  Jackson, Nelson (a. 1911-1931)   music hall artist
  Jerome, Daisy (a. 1912)   music hall artist
  Jones, Hal (a. 1923)   music hall artist
  Judge, Jack (b. 1878 d. 1938)   composer, lyricist
  Kendall, Marie (b. 1873 d. 1964)   music hall artist
  Kenney, Horace (a. 1930-1932)   music hall artist
  Kenyon, Neil   music hall artist
  King, Hetty (d. 1972 died: 1972 a. 1897)   singer, male impersonator
  King, Nosmo (d. 1949 a. 1912-1949)   singer
  Kings, Will (a. 1927-1929)   music hall artist
  Kirby, Stanley (a. 1916-1925)   music hall artist
  Kitchen, Fred (a. 1911)   music hall artist, conductor
  Knowles, R.G. (b. 1858 d. 1919)   cast, composer
  Lake, Lew   music hall artist
  Lane, Jack (a. 1915-1923)   music hall artist
  Langtry, Lillie (b. 1877 d. 1965)   singer
  Lashwood, George (b. 1862 d. 1942)   music hall artist
  Latona, Jen (a. 1911-1914)   music hall artist
  Lauder, Harry (Maclennan) (b. 1870 d. 1950)   baritone, cast
  Laurier, Jay (d. 1969)   cast, comedian
  Lawes, Ben (a. 1909-1925)   music hall artist
  Lawson, John (a. 1906)   music hall artist
  Leamar, Alice (a. 1935)   music hall artist
  Leamore, Tom (a. 1898-1832)   music hall artist
  Leighton, Queenie (a. 1904)   music hall artist
  Lennard, Arthur (a. 1903-1913)   music hall artist
  Lennox, Lottie   music hall artist
  Leno, Dan (b. 1860 d. 1904)   music hall artist
  Leo, Frank   composer, lyricist
  Lessing, Madge (a. 1905)   cast, singer
  Lindon, Millie (a. 1903)   music hall artist
  Lloyd, Alice (b. 1873 d. 1949 a. 1888)   vaudeville entertainer, singer
  Lloyd, Marie (b. 1870 d. 1922)   clarinet, music hall artist
  Lloyd, Marie Junior (a. 1930-1933)   music hall artist
  Loftus, Cissie [Cecilia] (b. 1876 d. 1943)   cast, composer
  Long, Lily (a. 1928)   music hall artist
  Long, Norman (b. 1893 d. 1951)   entertainer, early radio artist
  Lorimer, Jack (a. 1906-1914)   music hall artist, vocals
  Lotinga, Ernie (d. 1951)   comic vocalist
  Lucan, Arthur   music hall artist
  Marlow, Harry (a. 1912-1914)   music hall artist
  Marshall, Arthur (a. 1936-1938)   music hall artist
  Mayne, Ernie (a. 1905-1926)   music hall artist
  Mayo, Sam (d. 1938)   composer, lyricist
  McShane, Kitty   music hall artist
  Melvin, G.S. (d. 1946)   comedian
  Miller, Max (d. 1963)  
  Mitchell, Cooper (a. 1911-1913)   music hall artist
  Monks, Victoria (d. 1927)   music hall artist, comedienne
  Montague, Harold (a. 1913-1918)   music hall artist
  More (a. 1936-1938)   music hall artist
  Morris, Lily (d. 1952)   singer, vocals
  Mozart, George (b. 1867 d. 1949)   music hall artist, comedien
  Mundy, Hilda (a. 1931-1933)   music hall artist
  Nevard (a. 1936-1938)   music hall artist
  O'Gorman, Joe (d. 1937)   singer
  O'Shea, Tessie (a. 1926)   cast, composer
  Oliver, Vic (d. 1964)   violin, entertainer
  Osborne, Ben (a. 1931)   music hall artist
  Palmer, Doris (a. 1936)   music hall artist
  Penrose, Charles (d. 1952)   singing comedian
  Perryer, Nellie   music hall artist
  Pitt, Archie   music hall artist
  Pleasants, Jack (b. 1875 d. 1924)   comedian
  Potter, Gillie   music hall artist, string bass
  Powell, Sandy (d. 1982 a. 1929-1930)   music hall artist
  Rafferty, Pat (a. 1888)   singer
  Randall, Frank (a. 1938)   music hall artist
  Randall, Harry (b. 1860 d. 1932)   music hall artist, composer
  Ray, Phil (a. 1903-1911)   music hall artist
  Ray, Ted (b. 1910)   singer, violin
  Reece, Arthur   singer
  Retford, Ella (d. 1962)   singer, dancer
  Revnell, Ethel (a. 1937-1938)   music hall artist
  Rhodes, Dusty (a. 1912)   music hall artist
  Rickaby, J.W. (b. 1870 d. 1929)   music hall artist
  Rigby, Arthur   singer
  Rome, Fred (b. 1874)   composer
  Rose, Clarkson (b. 1890 a. 1922)   music hall artist
  Rose, Julian (b. 1869 d. 1935 a. 1917-1932)   music hall artist
  Rouse, Willie (a. 1903-1925)   music hall artist
  Rule, Herbert (a. 1909-1912)   music hall artist
  Russell, Billy (a. 1932-1938)   music hall artist
  Ryland, Cliff   music hall artist
  Sandres, Scott (a. 1924-1932)   music hall artist
  Sarony, Leslie (b. 1897 d. 1985)   composer, vocals
  Scott, Maidie   music hall artist
  Scott, Malcolm (a. 1904)   music hall artist
  Shand, Ernest (b. 1868 d. 1924 a. 1897)   guitar, composer
  Sheridan, Mark (b. 1867 d. 1918 a. 1913-1915)   music hall artist, comedian
  Sherry, Jim (a. 1932)   singer
  Shields, Ella (b. 1879 d. 1952)   cast, singer
  Shields, Sammy (a. 1909-1926)   music hall artist
  Sinclare, Peter (a. 1938)   music hall artist
  Snazelle, George Henry (b. 1850 d. 1912 a. 1875)   bass, showman
  Solar, Willie (a. 1913)   music hall artist
  Stanelli, Edward (b. 1894 a. 1920)   composer, singer
  Stephen, Stainless (a. 1927-1930)   music hall artist
  Stern, Sam (a. 1913-1915)   music hall artist
  Stratton, Eugene (b. 1861 d. 1918)   music hall artist
  Stuart, May Leslie (a. 1915)   music hall artist
  Summers, Dorothy (a. 1943)   singer
  Sutton, Randolph (b. 1888 d. 1969)   music hall artist, vocals
  Tarri, Suzette (a. 1928-1938)   music hall artist
  Tate, Beth (b. 1890 a. 1911-1915)   cast, music hall artist
  Tich, Little (b. 1868 d. 1928)   music hall artist
  Tilley, John   choreographer, music hall artist
  Tilley, Vesta (b. 1864 d. 1952)   cast, music hall artist
  Travers, Nat (a. 1928-1931)   music hall artist
  Trinder, Tommy (a. 1938-1945)   music hall artist
  Tubb, Dick (a. 1906 active: 1934)   music hall artist, comedian
  Victoria, Vesta (b. 1873 d. 1951)   comedienne, music hall artist
  Vine (a. 1936-1938)   music hall artist
  Wakefield, Oliver   cast, music hall artist
  Walden, Harold (a. 1921-1932)   music hall artist
  Walker, Syd (a. 1938-1941)   music hall artist
  Wallace, Nellie (b. 1870 d. 1948)   music hall artist
  Warner, Jack (a. 1939-1940)   music hall artist
  Waters, Doris (a. 1929-1940)   music hall artist
  Waters, Elsie (a. 1929-1940)   music hall artist
  Wayne, Nauton (a. 1932-1933)   music hall artist
  Weldon, Harry (d. 1930 a. 1900)   singer
  West, Gracie (a. 1937-1938)   music hall artist
  Western, George (a. 1932-1941)   music hall artist
  Western, Kenneth (a. 1932-1941)   music hall artist
  Whelan, Albert (d. 1962)   singer
  Whitlock, Billy (a. 1904-1925)   music hall artist
  Whittle, Charles (d. 1947)   singer
  Williams, Billy (d. 1915)   singer
  Williams, Bransby (b. 1870 d. 1961)   music hall artist, actor
  Willis, Dave (a. 1939)   music hall artist
  Wilton, Robb   music hall artist
  Wood, Wee Georgie   music hall artist
  Wootwell, Tom (a. 1905-1908)   music hall artist
  Wright, Fred (a. 1903)   music hall artist
  Wright, Hugh E.   lyricist, music hall artist
  Wynne, Wish   music hall artist

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