Dolly Harmer (1867-1956)
Last updated: 02.07.22
p_harmerd.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Dolly Harmer was born into a theatrical family and appeared onstage at an early age.
In 1893 Dolly appeared as Principal Boy at the Theatre Royal, Leeds continuing to play this role for several years. She appeared in pantomimes both at home and abroad in South Africa and Australia qualifying as one of the most travelled of Music Hall performers in the early 1900s
In 1917, now aged 49, was cast in a stage play entitled "The Dummy" which starred "Wee" Georgie Wood to whom she played his mother. The pair would continue to work together until their retirement in 1953. During the second world war they toured for ENSA, travelling into Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, into America, Australia and Gibralta and Malta entertaining the troops.
Websites:
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''Wee'' Georgie Wood (1897-1979)
Biography by www.its-behind-you.com  

This list is arranged by composer and contains 4 works performed by Dolly Harmer 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)
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
perf15.jpg She Didn't Go Far Upon the Journey (1902) George Everard A J Mills (words)
Dolly Harmer (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I'm Absolutely Bustin' to Be Just Like That (1901) E. Denham Harrison Roland Carse (words)
Dolly Harmer (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Hepling Mother (1902) E. Denham Harrison E. Bateman (words)
Dolly Harmer (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Hupper Ten (1899), The Harry B. Norris(w&m) Dolly Harmer (perf.) wvicon.gif