Blanche Bates (1873-1941)
Last updated: 08.07.23
p_batesb.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Blanche Bates was an American actress born in Portland, Oregon.
As an infant, she toured Australia with her actor parents before they returned to live in San Francisco.She débuted in San Francisco in a benefit performance of Brander Matthews's This Picture and That.She was a member of the Daly company and after early successes was devoted to David Belasco productions in The Darling of the Gods (1902), The Girl of the Golden West (1905), Nobody's Widow (1910) by Avery Hopwood, and after World War I in The Famous Mrs. Fair (1919).
In 1926, she retired from the stage to San Francisco, California where she died.
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif Lantern Dance (1906), The L. Maurice (music)
Blanche Bates (perf.)
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 3 works performed by Blanche Bates who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
perf15.jpg Yo-San (1903) George Byrd Dougherty Ernest Hanegan (words)
Blanche Bates (perf.)
perf15.jpg Lantern Dance (1906), The Louis Maurice Blanche Bates (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Fighting Hope (1909), The Louis Maurice Blanche Bates (perf.) wvicon.gif