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.
Q Is it true Harry Lauder wrote I Love a Lassie for a panto?
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.
Popular Scottish entertainer Harry Lauder wrote it in honour of his son Captain John C Lauder, who was killed in action at the Somme in 1917.
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.
Throughout their years performing together they worked with Sir Harry Lauder and Gracie Fields and toured with Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong.
All the stars came to the Empire: Sir Harry Lauder, George Robey, Charles Coburn, Dan Leno, Marie Lloyd, Little Tich, Vesta Tilley, Harry Tate, Albert Chevalier, Zena Dare and many others.
Before the 1956 FA Cup semi-final with Sunderland, the Glasgow-born star admitted in an interview that his favourite song was the Harry Lauder hit.
Many music hall stars trod the boards of the Empire stage, from Little Tich, the man with enormous feet to George Formby Senior and Marie Lloyd to Harry Lauder.