Dorothy Russell (1883-1954)
Last updated: 29.01.24
p_russelldor.jpgAll that can presently (May 2022) be gleaned about Dorothy Russell (née Dorothy Lillian Solomon) from sheet music covers and by Internet searching is that she is the daughter of Lillian Russell.
She has been featured on 2 works published between 1904 and well as appearing in three Broadway plays between 1904 and 1907.
Her portrait on the left is taken from a Rotograph Series photo postcard.
Surfers are welcome to contribute any further information about this performer.
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif Ev'ry Little Bit Helps (1904) F. Fisher (music)
George Whiting (words)
Dorothy Russell (perf.)
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pdf15.gif Ragging the Baby to Sleep (1912) L.F. Muir (music)
L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Dorothy Russell (perf.)
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 3 works performed by Dorothy Russell who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
perf15.jpg Ev'ry Little Bit Helps (1904) Fred Fisher George Whiting (words)
Arthur Collins (perf.)
Letty Holmes (perf.)
Ada Jones (perf.)
Baby Zena Keife (perf.)
Max Ritter (perf.)
Dorothy Russell (perf.)
Len Spencer (perf.)
perf15.jpg Take a Sail in My Boat (1906) Nathaniel D. Mann John E. Fay (words)
James B. Oliver (words)
Dorothy Russell (perf.)
perf15.jpg Ragging the Baby to Sleep (1912) Lewis F. Muir L. Wolfe Gilbert (words)
Frank Elling (perf.)
McGill & Livingston (perf.)
Elida Morris (perf.)
Dorothy Russell (perf.)
Stepp, Mehlinger & King (perf.)
Willie Weston (perf.)