Harry Freeman  (1858-1922)
Last updated: 19.07.21
p_freemanh.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Harry Freeman was an English music hall performer born near Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. He was the first King Rat of the show business charity the Grand Order of Water Rats.
He was chiefly based in Birmingham where he achieved his most success. His first appearance in 1877 at the Imperial Theatre in Walsall. This lead to bookings at music halls in the Midlands and he made his London debut at Lusby's Music Halll' in 1881. His most popular songs include Leicester Square (1894 - words &music: C.M. Rodney) and The Giddy little Girl said, "No!" (1890 - words: J.P. Harrington; music: Orlando Powell. In 1896 he was billed at The Paragon Theatre of Varieties on the Mile End Road in London's East End and his last public appearance was in Norwich in May 1922.
The oortrait by H.G. Banks is from the sheet music cover of They Were All Occupied (1898 - words: Tom Browne; music Felix McGlennon).
Freeman died in Covent Garden.
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Harry Freeman  (1858-1922) has at least 1 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
Cobbler Got the Wax, The
Music by: T.F. Robson.
Words by: F. Eplett
Sung by: H. Freeman
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1890. Sheet Music 5 pages.
This list is arranged by title and contains 11 lyrics performed by Harry Freeman. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall
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url15.gif Captain Called the Mate, The Arthur West (words & music)
A. West (sung by)
H. Freeman (sung by)
 
url15.gif Cheer, Boys, Cheer Henry Russell (music)
Charles MacKay (words)
H. Russell (sung by)
Harry Anderson (sung by)
H. Freeman (sung by)
 
url15.gif Four-P'ny-A'p'ny Banquet, The E.W. Rogers (words & music)
H. Freeman (sung by)
 
url15.gif Glorious Beer Will Godwin (music)
Steve Leggett (words)
Harry Anderson (sung by)
H. Freeman (sung by)
 
url15.gif I'd Better Call Again Next Week Albert Perry (music)
A.J. Mills (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
 
url15.gif I'm Off to Klondyke Walter Hastings (words & music)
H. Freeman (sung by)
 
url15.gif It Isn't the First Time Harry Leighton (words & music)
H. Freeman (sung by)
 
url15.gif Lord Mayor's Coachman, The David G. Day (music)
Harry Hunter (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
 
url15.gif She Stood Behind the Parlour Door Unknown (words & music)
H. Freeman (sung by)
 
url15.gif That's the Stuff to Give 'em George Grant (music)
H. Freeman (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
 
url15.gif You Look After Me Old Boy T.W. Connor (words & music)
H. Freeman (sung by)
 
This list is arranged by composer and contains 30 songs sung by Harry Freeman 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
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sm15.gif Night In (1896), A T.W. Connor H. Freeman (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif You Look After Me Old Boy (1893) T.W. Connor John S Baker (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif Lord Mayor's Coachman (1881), The David G. Day Harry Hunter (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif In Darkest London Up to Date (1891) William George Eaton T S Lonsdale (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif Then the Music Started (1899) William George Eaton T A King (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif Glorious Beer (1895) Will Godwin S. Leggett (words)
Harry Anderson (sung by)
H. Freeman (sung by)
Dan W. Quinn (sung by)
sm15.gif That's the Stuff to Give 'em (1917) George Grant H. Freeman (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif I'm Off to Klondyke (1898) Walter Hastings(w&m) H. Freeman (sung by)
sm15.gif Little Bit of Luck (1897), A Carl Howard J.S. Baker (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif Wot Cher Trilby! (1896) Carl Howard(w&m) H. Freeman (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif  Beautiful Man Like Me! (1901), A George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif It Never Troubles Me (1895) Harry Leighton Carl Howard (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif It Isn't the First Time (1898) Harry Leighton J.S. Baker (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif Nice Thing For a Man Like Me (1899) Frank Leo(w&m) H. Freeman (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif My Missis Thinks She's Trilby (1895) Alan Macey A.E. Ellis (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif They Were All Occupied (1898) Felix McGlennon T. Brown (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif I'd Better Call Again Next Week (1900) Albert Perry A J Mills (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif But Oh! She Said She Was a Country Girl (1902) Eldred Powel(w&m) H. Freeman (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif While There's a Woman (1903) Eldred Powel(w&m) H. Freeman (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Giddy Little Girl Said ''No''! (1894), The Orlando Powell J.P. Harrington (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif Went (1895) Orlando Powell A. Hall (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif  Di-Di-Diddidy-Di! (1906) Orlando Powell A. Hall (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif I'm Still in It (1887) T.F. Robson(w&m) H. Freeman (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Cobbler Got the Wax (1890), The T.F. Robson F. Eplett (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif Leicester Square (1894) C.M. Rodney(w&m) H. Freeman (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Four-P'ny-A'p'ny Banquet (1900), The E.W. Rogers(w&m) H. Freeman (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Cheer, Boys, Cheer (1852) Henry Russell Charles MacKay (words)
H. Russell (sung by)
Harry Anderson (sung by)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif Driver of an All Night Tram (1899), The Bennett Scott C G Cotes (words)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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sm15.gif She Stood Behind the Parlour Door (1877c) Unknown H. Freeman (sung by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Captain Called the Mate (1888), The Arthur West(w&m) A. West (sung by)
H. Freeman (sung by)
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