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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"However, it failed to stop for officers and after a short pursuit, the vehicle left the road coming to a stop on the railway tracks close to Sir Harry Lauder Road.
Sir Harry Lauder, in fact, was such a celebrity that you could argue that even other prominent Scots like Sir Sean Connery and Sir Billy Connolly have never quite topped his popularity.
The Ewe's decor is a sepia-toned mishmash of historical ephemera for tourists - think mirrors engraved with images of Burns and Sir Walter Scott, photos of Harry Lauder (who was also being gently played over the speakers) and the obligatory item of taxidermy.
1950: Scottish music hall singer and comedian Sir Harry Lauder died, aged 79.
Harry Lauder, Vesta Tilley, Fred Karno, Stan Laurel and Charlie Chaplin were among those who earned coins there.
Wee Harry Lauder And he might even have been from Paisley
It was held at Allan Park Church at the request of the local committee of the Harry Lauder Fund and conducted by the minister there, Rev AM Johnston.
Harry Lauder's walking stick (CoryIns avellano 'Contorta') stars here, its dormant bony form on full display.
Tom Hanks goes by the names of "Harry Lauder" (a famous Scottish comedian) and "Johnny Madrid," which, as the site notes, may be a reference to a character on the '60s Western series "Lancer."
It was a wind-up gramophone that played old Edison records -- by Caruso, I remember, and Sir Harry Lauder. I still remember the words to many of the songs these fourscore years later.
| 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.