Frances Curran
Last updated: 31.01.24
p_curranfranc.jpgAll that can presently (November 2023) be gleaned about Frances Curran from sheet music covers and by Internet searching is that she was presumably an American actress/singer who has been featured on 8 works published between 1899 and 1900.
Her portrait on the left is taken from I Ain't A-Goin to Weep No More (1900) music by Harry von Tilzer, words by Geo. Totten Smith and published by Shapiro, Bernstein & von Tilzer, New York, USA. Here she is described as "The Clever Comedienne"
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif I Ain't A-Goin to Weep No More (1900) H. von Tilzer (music)
Geo. Totten Smith (words)
Frances Curran (perf.)
Piano, Voice Lester S. Levy Sheet Music Collection wvicon.gif
This list is arranged by composer and contains 8 works performed by Frances Curran 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) ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
perf15.jpg I've Got Chicken on the Brain (1899) Elmer Bowman(w&m) Frances Curran (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg I Won't Be an Actor No More (1900) George. M. Cohan(w&m) Frances Curran (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Every Race Has a Flag But the Coon (1900) Will A. Heelan J. Fred Helf (co-author)
Joe Bonnell (perf.)
Johnnie Carroll (perf.)
Frances Curran (perf.)
Marie Dressler (perf.)
Gerie Gilson (perf.)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Zoa Matthews (perf.)
Clarice Vance (perf.)
Williams & Walker (perf.)
perf15.jpg My Lady Love (1900) Al Johns Elmer Bowman (words)
Frances Curran (perf.)
Edna Murrillo (perf.)
perf15.jpg My Hannah Lady, Whose Black Baby Is You? (1899) David Reed Jr.(w&m) Frances Curran (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg I Am Waiting Here For Julia (1900) Frederick Rowley Joe Kearney (words)
Frances Curran (perf.)
perf15.jpg I'd Leave Ma Happy Home For You (1899) Harry von Tilzer Will A. Heelan (words)
Carrie Behr (perf.)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Frances Curran (perf.)
Sophie Leslie (perf.)
Billy Murray (perf.)
Sisters Revere (perf.)
Len Spencer (perf.)
perf15.jpg I Ain't A-Goin to Weep No More (1900) Harry von Tilzer Geo. Totten Smith (words)
Emma Carus (perf.)
Frances Curran (perf.)
Belle Davis (perf.)