Minnie Cunningham  (1870-1954)
Last updated: 02.10.20
p_cunningmin.jpgMinnie Cunningham was an English music hall serio-comic singer and dancer born in Birmingham.
The daughter of comedian Ned Cunningham, her career started after he died when she was just ten years old, by performing as a male impersonator and singing her father's songs. Billed as "Melodious Minnie - Pretty and Pleasing". She played in pantomimes and appeared in a number of London music halls, including the Oxford, the Parthenon and Collins.
Her stage persona was that of an innocent schoolgirl and was described by the poet, Arthur Symons, as "very pretty, very nice and very young".
This list is arranged by composer and contains 10 songs sung by Minnie Cunningham 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 He Lives in a World of His Own (1900) Frank Leo(w&m) M. Cunningham (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif I've Got a Beau! (1901) Frank Leo(w&m) M. Cunningham (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Looking at the Pictures (1900) Frank Leo(w&m) M. Cunningham (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif You'll Have to Pay (1900) Frank Leo John Neat (words)
M. Cunningham (sung by)
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sm15.gif Give Us a Wag of Your Tail Old Dog (1897) Harry Linn Bertram Isaacson (words)
M. Cunningham (sung by)
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sm15.gif Friends (1895) Alan Macey A.E. Ellis (words)
M. Cunningham (sung by)
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sm15.gif If New Friends Are Silver, Old Friends Are Gold (1906) Bert M. Megson llingworth Moorwood (words)
M. Cunningham (sung by)
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sm15.gif It's Not the Hen That Cackles the Most (1893) Orlando Powell R. Morton (words)
M. Cunningham (sung by)
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sm15.gif My Own Nigger Boy (1899) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) M. Cunningham (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif My Own Nigger Boy (1899) Joseph Tabrar(w&m) M. Cunningham (sung by) wvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 3 works by Minnie Cunningham (1870-1954). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
M. Cunningham's Dance For the Pianoforte 1893 arr.: A. Asher  wvicon.gif
Did You Ever See a Feather in a Tom-Cat's Tail? 1894 Harry Linn (words)  wvicon.gif
Bridget and Mike 1899 Richard Morton (words)  wvicon.gif