Herman Finck  (1872-1939)
Last updated: 20.07.21
According to the Internet source given below, Herman Finck was a British composer and conductor of Dutch extraction born Hermann Van Der Vinck.
He studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and became the musical director at the Palace Theatre in London from 1900 until 1920. He was also a principal conductor at the Queen's Theatre, at Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and at Southport. A prolific composer, he wrote some thirty theatre shows.
One of his most popular tunes was/is Gilbert the Filbert (1914) published by T.B. Harms & Co., New York, USA.
Websites:
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This list is arranged by title and contains 5 lyrics written by Herman Finck. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall
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url15.gif Florrie Was a Flapper Herman Finck (music)
Arthur Wimperis (words)
E. Janis (sung by)
 
url15.gif Four Foot Ten Brigade, The Herman Finck (words & music)
Harrison Latimer (sung by)
 
url15.gif Gilbert the Filbert Herman Finck (music)
Arthur Wimperis (words)
Basil Hallam (sung by)
 
url15.gif I Don't Want to Be a Soldier Herman Finck (music)
Arthur Wimperis (words)
 
url15.gif I'll Make a Man of You Herman Finck (music)
Arthur Wimperis (words)
Clara Beck (sung by)
 
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pdf15.gif In the Shadows - Song Piano, Voice Herman Finck (Music)
E.R. Goetz (words)
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pdf15.gif In the Shadows - Song Piano, Voice Herman Finck (Music)
E.R. Goetz (words)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 16 works by Herman Finck (1872-1939). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
In the Shadows 1910 E. Ray Goetz (words)  wvicon.gif
In the Shadows - Song 1911 E.R. Goetz (words)  wvicon.gif pdf15.gif
Pirouette 1911  wvicon.gif
Moonlight 1912
Mystic Beauty 1912  wvicon.gif
Laughing Eyes 1913  wvicon.gif
Florrie Was a Flapper 1914 Arthur Wimperis (words)
E. Janis (sung by)
Julia Sanderson (sung by)
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Gilbert the Filbert (w&m) 1914 Basil Hallam (sung by)
Merv Griffin (sung by)
Arthur (sung by)
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I Don't Want to Be a Soldier 1914 Arthur Wimperis (words)
I'll Make a Man of You 1914 Arthur Wimperis (words)
Clara Beck (sung by)
Gwendoline Brogden (sung by)
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K-Nuts March and Two Step, The 1914  wvicon.gif
Around the Map 1915 C. M. S Stewart (words)
arr.: Charles Previn
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Four Foot Ten Brigade, The (w&m) 1915 Harrison Latimer (sung by)
Here Comes Tootsi 1915 C.M.S. McLellan (words)  wvicon.gif
When the Right Girl Comes Along 1915
Dear Old Fighting Boys, The 1915c C.M.S. McLellan (words)  wvicon.gif
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Around the Map' 2:09 Ragtime Dorian Henry H. Finck 
youtube15.jpg Florrie Was a Flapper (1914) 3:30 Elsie Janis H. Finck 
youtube15.jpg Gilbert the Filbert 2:28 Merv Griffin & Arthur Treacher H. Finck