Harry Thomas  (1890-1941)
Last updated: 14.08.17
Harry Thomas was a Canadian pianist and composer of popular music. He was born Reginald Thomas Broughton in Bristol, England but when he was 19 years old, he emigrated to Montreal, Canada. He became a life-long friend of Willie Eckstein from whom he received some tuition and they performed together accompanying silent movies. In 1916, he recorded piano rolls for the Q.R.S. Company in Chicago and went on to New York to record two of his rags for Metro-Art and Universal. He then became a theatre pianos in Montreal and later moved to Halifax.His career deteriorated with the advent of talking pictures and he died in poverty in a Montreal.


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sm15.gif Rag Tags Rag (1909) T/T/T/B/GB(B) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
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DBE1294 Rag Tags Rag (1909)
T/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¼ mins.
print-on-demand €12.00 £10.00 $15.50  
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 6 works by Harry Thomas (1890-1941). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.

Rag Tags Rag (1909) wvicon.gif
I Want You (1913) wvicon.gif
Words by: Walter Bruce
I Live My Life for You (1911) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: Thomas
A Classical Spasm (1916)
Perpetual Rag (1911)
Follow Me (1919) wvicon.gif
Words by: Wm Eckstein