Nelly Power (1854-1887)
Last updated: 03.05.21
p_powern.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Nelly Power [Ellen Maria Lingham] was an English singer and actress born in St Pancras.
She started performing in music halls aged 8 and appeared in Victorian burlesque and pantomime. She sang and performed impersonations developing a comic style as that of George Leybourne making her famous when just aged 15.
She first appeared on the legitimate London stage in 1868 in the pantomime version of Robinson Crusoe at the Surrey Theatre. Power then moved to the Vaudeville Theatre as principal "boy" in a number of burlesque plays by Robert Reece and Henry J. Byron. She was known nation-wide for her act caricaturing dandies with comic songs such as La-di-la (1880 - words: E. V. Paige; music: T. Vincent Davies. George Ware wrote The Boy I Love Is Up in the Gallery for her (1887).
She died untimely in London of pleurisy.
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This list is arranged by title and contains 3 lyrics performed by Nelly Power. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif New Electric Light, The Alfred Lee (music)
F.W. Green (words)
Nelly Power (sung by)
 
url15.gif Such a Mash! Alfred Lee (music)
T.S. Lonsdale (words)
Nelly Power (sung by)
 
url15.gif Tiddy-Fol-Lol! Fred Bullen (music)
Tom Brown (words)
Nelly Power (sung by)
 
This list is arranged by composer and contains 7 songs sung by Nelly Power 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)
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
sm15.gif Tiddy-Fol-Lol! (1870) Fred Bullen Tom Brown (words)
Nelly Power (sung by)
sm15.gif La-Di-Da! (1880) T. Vincent Davies E V Page (words)
Nelly Power (sung by)
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sm15.gif New Electric Light (1900), The Alfred Lee F.W. Green (words)
Nelly Power (sung by)
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sm15.gif Such a Mash! (1880) Alfred Lee T S Lonsdale (words)
Nelly Power (sung by)
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sm15.gif Boy in the Gallery (1887), The George Ware(w&m) Nelly Power (sung by)
Marie Lloyd (sung by)
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sm15.gif Jack Jack Jack (1880) George Ware(w&m) Nelly Power (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif One Little Kiss (1887) George Ware(w&m) Nelly Power (sung by) wvicon.gif