Harry Lauder

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Noun1.Harry Lauder - Scottish ballad singer and music hall comedian (1870-1950)Harry Lauder - Scottish ballad singer and music hall comedian (1870-1950)
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1950: Scottish music hall singer and comedian Sir Harry Lauder died, aged 79.
There was the Empire in Queen Street which had started life as Levino's Hall in 1887 when the great stars of music hall such as Dan Leno, Marie Lloyd, Sir Harry Lauder and the great Houdini trod its boards.
The venue was famous for the quality of its performances, which over the years would feature stars such as Sir Harry Lauder, Vesta Tilley, Stan Laurel and Charlie Chaplin, to name but a few.
1870: Sir Harry Lauder, (pictured) Scottish music hall artist, was born in Portobello, near Edinburgh, as Hugh MacLennan.
It was a wind-up gramophone that played old Edison records -- by Caruso, I remember, and Sir Harry Lauder.
1870: Sir Harry Lauder, Scottish music hall artist, was born in Portobello, near Edinburgh, as Hugh MacLennan.
In his speech accepting freedom of the city of Edinburgh in 1942, he quoted Robert Burns and ended by quoting the music hall entertainer Sir Harry Lauder, who was in the audience," said Packwood.
Great entertainers from home and abroad like Charlie Chaplin, Stan Laurel, WC Fields and Sir Harry Lauder are some of the stars to have trod the boards at the theatre.
Not content with that, Scotland as a nation was madeto look ridiculous when McBeth also allowed Taylor to appear at the UEFA conference to decide the venue, dressed as Sir Harry Lauder.
Robert the Bruce was said to be a Mason, while Robert Burns, Sir Walter Scott, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Sir Harry Lauder made no secret of membership.