Lily Hawthorne (1877-1926)
Last updated: 01.06.22
p_hawthornel.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Lil Hawthorne was an American-born British stage beauty, music hall performer and pantomime Principal Boy born in Nashville, Illinois.
After an initial appearance as a small boy in the comic opera Paola at the age of 12 in 1889, she together with her sister Adelaide joined the theatrical company The Bostonians. She started her variety career in America at the age of 14 as part of the song and dance trio "The Hawthorne Sisters" with her sisters Eleanor and Adelaide appearing in Boston and New York.
With her sisters, she left for England in 1896 making her first appearance in London at the Palace Theatre and remaining there after her sisters' marriage and retirement.
Hawthorne performed throughout the UK in music halls, pantomime and made her first recording in 1899. A close friend of Cora Henrietta Crippen, she became involved in bringing Dr. Crippen to justice for her murder in 1910.
She returned to America in 1915.
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url15.gif Lil Hawthorne Biography by wikipedia.org.  

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url15.gif I'll Be Your Sweetheart Harry Dacre (words & music)
Lily Hawthorne (perf.)
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url15.gif Mary's a Grand Old Name George. M. Cohan (words & music)
G.M. Cohan (perf.)
Lily Hawthorne (perf.)
F. Templeton (perf.)
 
url15.gif Nicest Little Dolly in the Shop, The C.W. Murphy (words & music)
Lily Hawthorne (perf.)
 
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pdf15.gif I'll Be Your Sweetheart H. Dacre (music)
Lily Hawthorne (perf.)
Piano Monologues
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youtube15.jpg I'll be Your Sweetheart (1899) (1:55) I'll be Your Sweetheart (1899)/H. Dacre
youtube15.jpg Lucy Lu (3:20) H.E. Darewski
youtube15.jpg Mamie May (2:51) H.E. Darewski
youtube15.jpg Tessie (1904) (3:02) W.R. Anderson
This list is arranged by composer and contains 10 works performed by Lily Hawthorne 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
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perf15.jpg Good Luck, Robbie MacGregor (1913) James Carnegie Wallace Kent (words)
Daisy Taylor (perf.)
Lily Hawthorne (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Mary's a Grand Old Name (1905) George. M. Cohan(w&m) Minnie Emmett (perf.)
G.M. Cohan (perf.)
Lily Hawthorne (perf.)
F. Templeton (perf.)
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perf15.jpg I'll Be Your Sweetheart (1899) Harry Dacre Lily Hawthorne (perf.)
Margaret Lockwood (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Lucy Lu (1909) Hermann E. Darewski Lily Hawthorne (perf.)
perf15.jpg Mamie May (1911) Hermann E. Darewski Lily Hawthorne (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Love Steals in (1901) George Le Brunn Wal Pink (words)
Lily Hawthorne (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Spring-Time Is Ring-Time (1905) George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
Lily Hawthorne (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg My Cosy Caravan (1906) Tom Mellor Alf J Lawrance (words)
H. Gifford (words)
Lily Hawthorne (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Nicest Little Dolly in the Shop (1902.), The C.W. Murphy(w&m) Lily Hawthorne (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg I Want to Have a Look at Dear Old London (1911) John Neat J.P. Harrington (words)
Lily Hawthorne (perf.)
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