Margaret Cooper  (1877-1922)
Last updated: 29.04.22
p_cooperm.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Margaret Gernon Cooper was an English singer, composer and pianist born in Newington, Peckham.
She studied at the Royal Academy of Music and worked as an accompanist and sang at concerts. Discovered in 1906 by Sir Alfred Butt, she was engaged by him her to perform at the Palace Theatre and was an instant success. She performed throughout Britain and toured Australia and New Zealand.
Her compositions were sentimental and lightly humourous whereby many of the lyrics were written by her husband Arthur Humble-Crofts.
During WWI Cooper entertained wounded soldiers in hospitals. Her husband died in 1918 and her appearances in the London variety theatres consequently became less frequent
She died four years later from heart failure in Peckham.
Websites:
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Margaret Cooper  (1877-1922) has at least 1 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
Little Mary Fawcett
Music by: James Witty.
Words by: Frank Witty
Perf. by: M. Cooper
Publisher: Chappell & Co.
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Printed: 1913. Sheet Music.
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Folk Music CDs:
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     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Agatha Green Margaret Cooper (music)
A. Humble-Crofts (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
 
url15.gif Old Chap Martin Rosse (music)
Ada Leonora Harris (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Catch Me! (1910) M. Cooper (music)
Arthur Humble-Crofts (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
  As performer        
pdf15.gif Johnnie! Me and You! (1907) R.C. Grain (words & music)
M. Cooper (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif I Don't Seem to Want You When You're with Me (1905) P.A. Rubens (words & music)
M. Cooper (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif What's It Got to Do With You? (1913) H.M. Tennent (music)
R. S. Hooper (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Old Chap M. Rosse (music)
Ada Leonora Harris (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
Piano, Voice Monologues
This list is arranged by composer and contains 11 works performed by Margaret Cooper 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
         
perf15.jpg Catch Me! (1910) Margaret Cooper Arthur Humble-Crofts (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Agatha Green (1911) Margaret Cooper Arthur Humble-Crofts (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg In Fair Arcadia (1906) Dorothy Forster M C Forster (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Johnnie! Me and You! (1907) Richard Corney Grain(w&m) M. Cooper (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Old Chap (1915) Martin Rosse Ada Leonora Harris (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I Don't Seem to Want You When You're with Me (1905) Paul Alfred Rubens(w&m) M. Cooper (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Hullo Tu Tu (1909) Charles Scott-Gatty Muriel Scott-Gatty (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Waltz Me Around Again, Willie (1906) Ren Shields Will D. Cobb (words)
Florrie Forde (perf.)
M. Cooper (perf.)
George Grossmith Jr. (perf.)
Blanche Ring (perf.)
Billy Murray (perf.)
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perf15.jpg What's It Got to Do With You? (1913) H.M. Tennent R. S. Hooper (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Little Mary Fawcett (1913) James Witty Frank Witty (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 5 works by Margaret Cooper (1877-1922). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Catch Me! 1910 Arthur Humble-Crofts (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
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Agatha Green 1911 Arthur Humble-Crofts (words)
M. Cooper (perf.)
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You Always Have to Pay a Little More 1911 Arthur Humble-Crofts (words)  Pub.
Colours 1915 Arthur Humble-Crofts (words)  wvicon.gif
This Hour With You 1916 F Kinsey Peile (words)  Pub.
     Title Duration Performer
       
youtube15.jpg Agatha Green 4:22 M. Cooper
youtube15.jpg Hullo Tu Tu) (1909) 3:50 M. Cooper