All that can presently (March 2021) be gleaned about Will Atkins
from sheet music covers and by internet searching is that he has been featured on 2 works published in 1895.
Of interest is How Can I Break the News
(1895) music by Charles Osborne
, words by John S. Baker
and published by R. Maynard
, . His portrait on the sheet cover of this work is captioned proclaiming that he sang the song with enormous success.
Surfers are welcome to contribute any further information about this performer.