Marie Dainton (1881-1938)
Last updated: 19.12.20
p_daintonm.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Marie Dainton was an English actress of the Victorian and Edwardian eras who appeared regularly in both music halls and in dramatic theatre born in Russia.
Raised in a theatrical family (her mother was the English actress and singer Jenny Dawson), she debuted at York Theatre Royal in Little Red Riding Hood in 1894 giving imitations of well-known theatrical personalities. Her first London appearance was at the Metropolitan music hall in Edgware Road in 1894. She went on to tour widely though the British provinces and abroad. Dainton recorded for the Gramophone & Typewriter Co Ltd and Pathé. Amongst those she imitated were Harry Lauder, Anna Held, Marie Tempest, Marie Lloyd and Mrs Patrick Campbell.
She died in London
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This list is arranged by title and contains 1 lyric performed by Marie Dainton. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by
     Title Attribution Remarks
url15.gif Mary Was a Housemaid Napoleon Lambelet (music)
W.H. Risque (words)
Clifford Grey (sung by)
Claire Romaine (sung by)
This list is arranged by composer and contains 2 songs sung by Marie Dainton who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
sm15.gif Mary Was a Housemaid (1899) Napoleon Lambelet W.H. Risque (words)
Marie Dainton (sung by)
sm15.gif À La Girl (1901), The Howard Talbot G. Dance (words)
Marie Dainton (sung by)
     Title Composer/Song
youtube15.jpg Marie Dainton - Early career (2:20)