Lily Hawthorne (1877-1926)
Last updated: 21.07.21
p_hawthornel.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Lil Hawthorne was an American-born British stage beauty, music hall performer and pantomime Principal Boy born in Nashville, Illinois.
After an initial appearance as a small boy in the comic opera Paola at the age of 12 in 1889, she together with her sister Adelaide joined the theatrical company The Bostonians. She started her variety career in America at the age of 14 as part of the song and dance trio "The Hawthorne Sisters" with her sisters Eleanor and Adelaide appearing in Boston and New York.
With her sisters, she left for England in 1896 making her first appearance in London at the Palace Theatre and remaining there after her sisters' marriage and retirement.
Hawthorne performed throughout the UK in music halls, pantomime and made her first recording in 1899. A close friend of Cora Henrietta Crippen, she became involved in bringing Dr. Crippen to justice for her murder in 1910.
She returned to America in 1915.
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This list is arranged by title and contains 3 lyrics performed by Lily Hawthorne. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall Keys: pdf15.gif
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url15.gif I'll Be Your Sweetheart Harry Dacre (words & music)
Lily Hawthorne (sung by)
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url15.gif Mary's a Grand Old Name George. M. Cohan (words & music)
G.M. Cohan (sung by)
Lily Hawthorne (sung by)
F. Templeton (sung by)
 
url15.gif Nicest Little Dolly in the Shop, The C.W. Murphy (words & music)
Lily Hawthorne (sung by)
 
This list is arranged by composer and contains 9 songs sung by Lily Hawthorne 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 Mary's a Grand Old Name (1905) George. M. Cohan(w&m) G.M. Cohan (sung by)
Lily Hawthorne (sung by)
F. Templeton (sung by)
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sm15.gif I'll Be Your Sweetheart (1899) Harry Dacre Lily Hawthorne (sung by)
Margaret Lockwood (sung by)
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sm15.gif Lucy Lu (1909) Hermann E. Darewski Lily Hawthorne (sung by)
sm15.gif Mamie May (1911c) Hermann E. Darewski Lily Hawthorne (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Love Steals in (1901) George Le Brunn Wal Pink (words)
Lily Hawthorne (sung by)
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sm15.gif Spring-Time Is Ring-Time (1905) George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
Lily Hawthorne (sung by)
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sm15.gif My Cosy Caravan (1906) Tom Mellor Alf J Lawrance (words)
H. Gifford (words)
Lily Hawthorne (sung by)
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sm15.gif Nicest Little Dolly in the Shop (1902.), The C.W. Murphy(w&m) Lily Hawthorne (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif I Want to Have a Look at Dear Old London (1911) John Neat J.P. Harrington (words)
Lily Hawthorne (sung by)
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     Title Composer/Song
     
youtube15.jpg I'll be Your Sweetheart (1899) (1:55) I'll be Your Sweetheart/H. Dacre 
youtube15.jpg Lucy Lu (3:20) H.E. Darewski 
youtube15.jpg Mamie May (2:51) H.E. Darewski 
youtube15.jpg Tessie (1904) (3:02) W.R. Anderson