Rutland Barrington  (1853-1922)
Last updated: 22.10.21
p_barrington.jpgRutland Barrington [George Rutland Fleet] was an English singer, actor, comedian and Edwardian musical comedy star born in Penge, England.
He was educated at Headley rectory, Surrey and at the Merchant Taylors' School in London. Initially employed at a bank he became an actor with the help of his aunt, activist and dramatic reader Emily Faithfull. He is remembered for originating the lyric baritone roles in the Gilbert and Sullivan operas from 1877 to 1896 Barrington then went into theatre management writing at least a dozen works for the stage as well as performing in music halls. His only recording is that of his The Moody Mariner (1905)
In later life wrote horse racing columns for Punch and also appeared in four silent films.
He died in St. James's Infirmary, Balham, in South London,
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Rutland Barrington  (1853-1922) has at least 1 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
Moody Mariner, The
Words and Music by: Rutland Barrington.
Perf. by: R. Barrington
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1905. Sheet Music.
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 11 songs sung by Rutland Barrington 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)
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sm15.gif Moody Mariner (1905), The Rutland Barrington(w&m) R. Barrington (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Solicitor's Song (1879), The Alfred Cellier Frank Desprez (words)
R. Barrington (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Sstrictly Proper (1879) Alfred Cellier Frank Desprez (words)
R. Barrington (perf. by)
R. Temple (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Peace! Peace! (1902) Lionel Monckton Adrian Ross (words)
R. Barrington (perf. by)
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sm15.gif And This Is the Royal Diadem (1891) Edward Solomon George Dance (words)
R. Barrington (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Golf-omania! (1891) Edward Solomon R. Barrington (perf. by) wvicon.gif
sm15.gif Engaged to So-And-So (1878) Arthur Sullivan W S Gilbert (co-author)
R. Barrington (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Fair Moon, to Thee I Sing! (1878) Arthur Sullivan W S Gilbert (co-author)
R. Barrington (perf. by)
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sm15.gif I Am the Captain of the Pinafore (1878) Arthur Sullivan W S Gilbert (co-author)
R. Barrington (perf. by)
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sm15.gif Policeman's Song (1880), The Arthur Sullivan W S Gilbert (co-author)
R. Barrington (perf. by)
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sm15.gif  Vicar's Song (1878), The Arthur Sullivan W S Gilbert (co-author)
R. Barrington (perf. by)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 2 works by Rutland Barrington (1853-1922). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Moonlight and Sunrise (w&m) 1899  wvicon.gif
Moody Mariner, The (w&m) 1905 R. Barrington (perf. by)  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg youtube15.jpg
     Title Dur Performer Composer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg The Moody Mariner (1905) 2:26 Rutland Barrington R. Barrington