Michael Maybrick  (1841-1913)
Last updated: 06.04.21
p_maybrickm.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Michael Maybrick was an English composer and singer born in Liverpool. He is best known under his pseudonym Stephen Adams as the composer of The Holy City (1892) one of the most popular religious songs in English.
With a background minor composers and organists he went to Leipzig in 1865 to with Carl Reinecke, Ignaz Moscheles, and Louis Plaidy He then trained as a baritone with Gaetano Nava in Milan and successfully gaining experience in Italian theatres before resuming his career at all the leading concert venues in London and the provinces, as well as in English opera.
In the early 1870s Maybrick began singing his own under the pseudonym Stephen Adams mostly with lyrics by Fred Weatherly. In 1884 he toured the United States performing his own songs.
He died in Ryde.
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This list is arranged by title and contains 2 lyrics performed by Michael Maybrick. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall
     Title Attribution Remarks
url15.gif Holy City, The Michael Maybrick (music)
F.E. Weatherly (words)
Edward Lloyd (sung by)
url15.gif Nancy Lee Michael Maybrick (music)
Frederick E. Weatherly (words)
John McCormack (sung by)
This list is arranged by composer and contains 1 song sung by Michael Maybrick who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
sm15.gif Nancy Lee (1878) Michael Maybrick F E Weatherly (words)
John McCormack (sung by)
M. Maybrick (sung by)
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 18 works by Michael Maybrick (1841-1913). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Nancy Lee 1878 F E Weatherly (words)
John McCormack (sung by)
M. Maybrick (sung by)
Silver Cup, The 1880c Hugh Conway (words)  wvicon.gif
Sprung a Leak! 1883 Arthur Matthison (words)  wvicon.gif
Pilgrim, The 1884 Beatrice Abercrombie (words)
Edward Lloyd (sung by)
Shipwrecked 1885 Fred E Weatherly (words)  wvicon.gif
Holy City, The 1892 F E Weatherly (words)
Edward Lloyd (sung by)
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Never Give Up the Ship 1892 F E Weatherly (words)  wvicon.gif
Valley by the Sea, The 1893 F E Weatherly (words)  wvicon.gif
Fiona 1895 F E Weatherly (words)  wvicon.gif
This Work-A-Day World 1895 Jessie Moir (words)
Madame Belle Cole (sung by)
Maid of Malabar, The 1897 F E Weatherly (words)  wvicon.gif
Nirvana 1900 F E Weatherly (words)  wvicon.gif
Roses 1905 F E Weatherly (words)  wvicon.gif
Ben the Bo'sun 1908 F E Weatherly (words)  wvicon.gif
Romany Lass, The 1910 F E Weatherly (words)  wvicon.gif
Silver Moon 1911 F E Weatherly (words)  wvicon.gif
Veteran's Song, The 1930 F E Weatherly (words)  wvicon.gif
Peace-- in the Storm 1982 David T Clydesdale (words)  wvicon.gif
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
youtube15.jpg The Holy City (1908) 3:44 Edward Lloyd M. Maybrick