Harry Lester (1895-1993)
Last updated: 02.04.21
According to the obituary given below, Harry Lester [Harold Worth Lester] was variety performer born in Fort Worth, Texas.
He travelled with is father, John an itinerant showman performing in tent shows, medicine shows, town hall shows as an infant. The family act was joined by his younger brother Burton and they learned every kind of act and between them they played virtually every musical instrument.
They arrived in England in 1915 and debuted at the Victoria Palace they never returned to the USA. During the country-western music craze in the 1930s he formed "The Hayseeds " proving to be his greatest success. "The Hayseeds " performed from 1938 to 1957 when Harry Lester retired..
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url15.gif Obituary: Harry Lester Obituary by ndependent.co.uk  

This list is arranged by composer and contains 3 songs sung by Harry Lester 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)
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sm15.gif Girls Have the Best of It (1892), The William George Eaton R. Morton (words)
Harry Lester (sung by)
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sm15.gif Plenty of Room (1896) Tom Graham(w&m) Harry Lester (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Man of the World (1895), A Joseph Tabrar F. Murray (words)
Harry Lester (sung by)
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