Charles Hayden Coffin (1862-1935)
Last updated: 17.01.22
p_coffinch.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Charles Hayden Coffin was an English actor and singer known for his performances in Edwardian musical comedies born in Manchester.
he became famous for his role in Dorothy (1886), the longest-running piece of musical theatre at that time. Coffin went on to star in a number of successful musical comedies ranging from A Gaiety Girl (1893) to The Quaker Girl (1910) produced by George Edwardes. At the end of his career he was successful in Shakespearean roles such as Feste in Twelfth Night (1912), and in musicals, a few films and other works, such as the classic comedy The School for Scandal (1929).
As a singer he studied under Edith Abell, Boston and was a member of the Royal Choral Society for three years.
He was featured as the singer of The Soldiers of the King (1898 - words & music: Leslie Stuart) which is given in 60 Old-Time Variety Songs.
He died in Kensington, London
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Soldiers of the Queen - Song, The
Music by: Leslie Stuart.
Perf. by: Charles Hayden Coffin
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1900. Sheet Music.
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     Title Attribution Remarks
url15.gif Queen of My Heart Alfred Cellier (music)
B.C. Stephenson (words)
Charles Hayden Coffin (perf.)
url15.gif Soldiers of the Queen - Song, The Leslie Stuart (words & music)
Charles Hayden Coffin (perf.)
This list is arranged by composer and contains 4 songs sung by Charles Hayden Coffin who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
sm15.gif Queen of My Heart (1910) Alfred Cellier B.C. Stephenson (words)
Charles Hayden Coffin (perf.)
P. Dawson (perf.)
sm15.gif In the King's Name--Stand! (1902) Lionel Monckton Adrian Ross (words)
Charles Hayden Coffin (perf.)
sm15.gif Soldiers of the King (1898), The Leslie Stuart(w&m) Joseph A. Phillips (perf.)
J. Michael Watson (perf.)
Charles Hayden Coffin (perf.)
sm15.gif Soldiers of the Queen - Song (1900), The Leslie Stuart(w&m) Charles Hayden Coffin (perf.)
Albert Christian (perf.)