Leo Dryden  (1863-1939)
Last updated: 04.10.20
p_drydenl.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, George Dryden Wheeler Sr. stage-named Leo Dryden, was an English music hall singer, songwriter and vocal comic born in London.
Best known for his patriotic and colonial songs ne was advertised as the "Kipling of the Halls". One his successful songs was The Miner's Dream of Home (1891) which he composed with words by Will Godwin and published by Francis, Day & Hunter. It can also be found in 60 Old-Time Variety Songs.
He died in London.


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How India Kept Her Word
By: George Le Brunn. Words by: J P Harrington.
Sung by : L. Dryden.
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1898. Sheet Music.
Miner's Dream of Home, The
By: Will Godwin. Words by: L. Dryden.
Sung by : L. Dryden.
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1891. Sheet Music 5 pages.
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 13 songs sung by Leo Dryden 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
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
sm15.gif God Bless and Keep Victoria (1896) Norton Atkins R. Morton (words)
J.S. Baker (words)
L. Dryden (sung by)
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sm15.gif Father of the Boys (1895) Charles Deane(w&m) L. Dryden (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Christmas Bells (1895) Will Godwin S. Leggett (words)
Alfred Leggett (words)
L. Dryden (sung by)
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sm15.gif Love Is the Magnet (1897) Will Godwin(w&m) L. Dryden (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Miner's Dream of Home (1891), The Will Godwin L. Dryden (words)
L. Dryden (sung by)
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sm15.gif Pull, Boys, Together (1897) Will Godwin J.P. Harrington (words)
L. Dryden (sung by)
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sm15.gif Take No Notice (1894) J.M. Harrison(w&m) L. Dryden (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Boys of the Rank and File (1896), The George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
L. Dryden (sung by)
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sm15.gif Gallant Gordon Highlanders (1897) George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
L. Dryden (sung by)
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sm15.gif How India Kept Her Word (1898) George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
L. Dryden (sung by)
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sm15.gif  India's Reply (1895) George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
L. Dryden (sung by)
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sm15.gif What Britishers Are Made Of (1894) George Le Brunn L. Dryden (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif They Cop the English Oof at Monte Carlo (1894) Joseph Tabrar Henry A Duffy (words)
L. Dryden (sung by)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 15 works by Leo Dryden (1863-1939). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Twixt Love and Duty 1890c Charles Williams (words)  wvicon.gif
He Stands Between Love and Duty 1892 C Williams (words)
C L Keck (words)
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Jack Crawford 1893 S W Richards (words)  wvicon.gif
Lifeboat Crew, The (w&m) 1895  wvicon.gif
Great White Mother, The 1896 Gordon Noble (words)  wvicon.gif
Bravo, Dublin Fusiliers 1899 Marie Tyler (sung by)  wvicon.gif
Going Home - The Miner's Return 1901 J.P. Harrington (words)
F W Venton (words)
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Jack Is a Jolly Good Fellow (w&m) 1902  wvicon.gif
Bachelor Boys, Farewell! (w&m) 1905  wvicon.gif
Good-Bye, Mary! (w&m) 1911 Will Godwin (sung by)  wvicon.gif
Call Us and We'll Soon Be There 1914 R P Weston (words)  wvicon.gif
On the Way to Blighty 1917 Ed E Ford (words)  wvicon.gif
I'm List'ning in Dear, For a Message From You (w&m) 1922
For Freedom and Japan ?
White Man ?