Harry Tate  (1872-1940)
Last updated: 01.09.21
p_tateh.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Ronald Macdonald Hutchison, professionally known as Harry Tate, was an English comedian Born in Lambeth. He performed in smoking concerts, music halls, in variety shows and in films.
He had sung at an evening concert for Henry Tate & Sons, the sugar refiners, so that at Marie Lloyd's sugestion, he took his stage name from his employers. He made his London debut in 1895 at the The Oxford Music Hall mimicking other music hall performers such as Dan Leno.
After success with his sketch Motoring (1902) he concentrated on sketches, most of which he wrote with Wal Pink. He toured with a six-performer company appearing in West End revues. He also appeared in four Royal Variety Performances, in 1912, 1919, 1925, and 1938.
He died in London following a stroke.
Websites:
url15.gif Harry Tate Biography by wikipedia.org.  
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Folk Music CDs:
cd15.gif Harry Tate Motoring / Fishing flag15uk.gif flag15it.gif
This list is arranged by title and contains 2 lyrics performed by Harry Tate. The lyrics/monologues and *.pdf files have been kindly compiled by monologues.co.uk/musichall
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Cabby's Lament, The Charles J. Winter (words & music)
H. Tate (perf. by)
 
url15.gif How's Your Father? Herbert Rule (music)
F Holt (words)
H. Tate (perf. by)
 
     Title Performer Comments
       
audio15.gif Motoring Harry Tate Kindly provided by Roger Wilmut at rfwilmut.net
audio15.gif Selling a Car Harry Tate Kindly provided by Roger Wilmut at rfwilmut.net
This list is arranged by composer and contains 10 songs sung by Harry Tate 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 Where Shall We Go to Now (1896) George Le Brunn H. Tate (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Cabbies' Lament (1899), The George Le Brunn W. Pink (words)
H. Tate (perf. by)
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sm15.gif How's Your Father? (1922) Herbert Rule F Holt (words)
H. Tate (perf. by)
sm15.gif Billiards (1934) Harry Tate H. Tate (perf. by)
sm15.gif Fishing (?) Harry Tate H. Tate (perf. by)
sm15.gif Motoring (1902) Harry Tate W. Pink (words)
H. Tate (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Running an Office (?) Harry Tate H. Tate (perf. by)
sm15.gif Selling a Car (?) Harry Tate H. Tate (perf. by) audio15.gif
sm15.gif There's More to Follow (1896) Harry Wincott H. Tate (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Cabby's Lament (1922), The Charles J. Winter(w&m) H. Tate (perf. by) wvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 6 works by Harry Tate (1872-1940). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Motoring 1902 W. Pink (words)
H. Tate (perf. by)
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Billiards 1934 H. Tate (perf. by)  youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
Mixed Ginx 1934  youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
Fishing ? H. Tate (perf. by)
Running an Office ? H. Tate (perf. by)
Selling a Car ? H. Tate (perf. by)  audio15.gif
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg Billiards (1934) 5:05 Harry Tate H. Tate 
youtube15.jpg Mixed Ginx (1934) 4:59 Harry Tate H. Tate 
youtube15.jpg Motoring (1936) 2:17 Harry Tate H. Tate