Katie Lawrence (1870-1913)
Last updated: 02.07.22
p_lawrencek.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Katie Lawrence was an English music-hall singer, best known for Harry Dacre's 1892 hit Daisy Bell published by Francis, Day & Hunter, London W.C.2, England.
At the age of thirteen she had already established herself as a singer and dancer on the music hall stage circuit. From 1885 she regularly performed in Ireland drawing the attention from literary figures such as George Bernard Shaw. It is said that she inspired James Joyce in using her name for one of his characters. in Ulysses (1922)
The Impressionist painter Walter Sickert produced some hundred and sixty-six preparatory sketches of Lawrence performing at Gatti's Hungerford Place of Varieties in 1887.
In 1888 Lawrence traveled widely to Australia, the United States and South Africa. She met Dacre in New York in 1892 and purchased the performing rights to Daisy Bell which became her greatest success. Her last published song was Why Can't I Be a Pal of Yours (1906 - words: Newton Butt; music: Herbert Rule.
She died in Birmingham, England.
Daisy Bell is given in 60 Old-Time Variety Songs.
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b00gyacsic_m.jpgDaisy Bell A Bicycle Built For Two
Music by: Harry Dacre.
Perf. by: Katie Lawrence
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1892. Sheet Music 4 pages.
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url15.gif Daisy Bell Harry Dacre (words & music)
Florrie Forde (perf.)
Katie Lawrence (perf.)
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url15.gif I've Got Troubles of My Own Bennett Scott (words & music)
Katie Lawrence (perf.)
 
url15.gif My Old Man! George Le Brunn (music)
Richard Morton (words)
Katie Lawrence (perf.)
 
url15.gif She Looked a Perfect Lady Albert Perry (music)
A.J. Mills (words)
Katie Lawrence (perf.)
 
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pdf15.gif Daisy Bell H. Dacre (music)
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Piano Monologues
This list is arranged by composer and contains 35 works performed by Katie Lawrence 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
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perf15.jpg My English Belle (1896) Gus B. Beverley(w&m) Katie Lawrence (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Oh! Jack, You Are a Handy Man (1901) Nat Clifford(w&m) Katie Lawrence (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Daisy Bell (1892) Harry Dacre Katie Lawrence (perf.)
Florrie Forde (perf.)
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perf15.jpg All Night Tram (1900), The Charles Deane N. Atkins (words)
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perf15.jpg Molly, the Rose of Mayo (1893) H.A. Duffy J. M. Harrison (words)
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perf15.jpg Little Nancy Newlove (1899) Will Fieldhouse Katie Lawrence (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Mary Met the Milkman at the Corner (1903) J. P. Harrington Harry Allen (words)
Katie Lawrence (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Molly, the Rose of Mayo (1893) J.M. Harrison H A Duffy (words)
Marie Tyler (perf.)
Rose Hamilton (perf.)
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perf15.jpg My Old Man! (1893) George Le Brunn Richard Morton (words)
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perf15.jpg He Never Cares to Wander From His Own Fireside (1892) Felix McGlennon Katie Lawrence (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg  In a Snug Little Home of Your Own (1892) Felix McGlennon(w&m) Katie Lawrence (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Daddy's Gone to London (1895) Felix McGlennon Tom Browne (words)
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perf15.jpg Oh! Uncle John (1895) Felix McGlennon(w&m) Katie Lawrence (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Oh, Uncle John! (1895) Felix McGlennon(w&m) Katie Lawrence (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Everybody's Darling (1897) Felix McGlennon Tom Browne (words)
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perf15.jpg Mary's Tambourine (1897) Felix McGlennon C G Cotes (words)
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perf15.jpg Humpy Umpy Ay (1898) Felix McGlennon Milton Bode (words)
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perf15.jpg I've Gone Out For the Day (1899) Felix McGlennon G.A. Stevens (words)
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perf15.jpg Say Nothing (1899) Felix McGlennon Tom Browne (words)
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perf15.jpg Ship That Belongs to a Lady (1899), The Felix McGlennon E. Bateman (words)
Maud Needham (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Thinking of the Lad Who Went Away (1900) Felix McGlennon T. Brown (words)
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perf15.jpg  Tommy, Jack and Joe (1900) Felix McGlennon E. Bateman (words)
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perf15.jpg Mary Jane (1892) Arthur Pearl(w&m) Katie Lawrence (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Come Back to the Old Folks at Home (1893) Arthur Pearl(w&m) Katie Lawrence (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg She Looked a Perfect Lady (1900) Albert Perry A J Mills (words)
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perf15.jpg Why Shouldn't We Fight For Our Own? (1904) Henry E. Pether E. Bateman (words)
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perf15.jpg Stick to Me and the Kids! (1897) Wal Pink G.F. Le Brunn (words)
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perf15.jpg Waves Began to Roar (1900), The Sam Potter Bert Delmar (words)
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perf15.jpg Oh, I Wonder What They're Doing Now? (1897) Orlando Powell Malcolm Arnold (words)
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perf15.jpg Why Can't I Be a Pal of Yours? (1906) Herbert Rule Newton Butts (words)
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perf15.jpg Two Little Brandies and Sodas (1899) Bennett Scott C G Cotes (words)
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perf15.jpg Two Little Brandies and Sodas (1899) Bennett Scott C. G. Cotes (words)
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perf15.jpg  I've Got Troubles of My Own (1902) Bennett Scott Katie Lawrence (perf.)
perf15.jpg She Tells You the Tale So Nicely (1894) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) Katie Lawrence (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Katie My Own (1890) Walter Tilbury Katie Lawrence (perf.) Pub.