Leo Dryden  (1863-1939)
Last updated: 02.07.22
p_drydenl.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, George Dryden Wheeler Sr. stage-named Leo Dryden, was an English music hall singer, songwriter and vocal comic born in London.
Best known for his patriotic and colonial songs ne was advertised as the "Kipling of the Halls". One his successful songs was The Miner's Dream of Home (1891) which he composed with words by Will Godwin and published by Francis, Day & Hunter. It can also be found in 60 Old-Time Variety Songs.
He died in London.


Websites:
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Leo Dryden  (1863-1939) has at least 2 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
Miner's Dream of Home, The
Music by: Will Godwin.
Words by: L. Dryden
Perf. by: L. Dryden
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1891. Sheet Music 5 pages.
How India Kept Her Word
Music by: George Le Brunn.
Words by: J P Harrington
Perf. by: L. Dryden
Publisher: Francis, Day & Hunter
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Printed: 1898. Sheet Music.
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     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif Miner's Dream of Home, The Will Godwin (music)
Leo Dryden (words)
L. Dryden (perf.)
 
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pdf15.gif They Cop the English Off at Monte Carlo (1894) J. Tabrar (music)
Henry A Duffy (words)
L. Dryden (perf.)
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 14 works performed by Leo Dryden 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 God Bless and Keep Victoria (1896) Norton Atkins R. Morton (words)
J.S. Baker (words)
L. Dryden (perf.)
Arthur St. George (perf.)
Maud Danvil (perf.)
Lizzie Howard (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Father of the Boys (1895) Charles Deane(w&m) L. Dryden (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Miner's Dream of Home (1891), The Will Godwin L. Dryden (words)
Kate Rusby (perf.)
L. Dryden (perf.)
P. Dawson (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Christmas Bells (1895) Will Godwin S. Leggett (words)
Alfred Leggett (words)
L. Dryden (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Love Is the Magnet (1897) Will Godwin(w&m) L. Dryden (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Pull, Boys, Together (1897) Will Godwin J.P. Harrington (words)
L. Dryden (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Take No Notice (1894) J.M. Harrison(w&m) L. Dryden (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg What Britishers Are Made Of (1894) George Le Brunn L. Dryden (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg India's Reply (1895) George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
L. Dryden (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Boys of the Rank and File (1896), The George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
L. Dryden (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg  Gallant Gordon Highlanders (1897) George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
L. Dryden (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg How India Kept Her Word (1898) George Le Brunn J P Harrington (words)
L. Dryden (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg They Cop the English Off at Monte Carlo (1894) Joseph Tabrar Henry A Duffy (words)
L. Dryden (perf.)
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 15 works by Leo Dryden (1863-1939). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
Twixt Love and Duty 1890c Charles Williams (words)  wvicon.gif
He Stands Between Love and Duty 1892 C Williams (words)
C L Keck (words)
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Jack Crawford 1893 S W Richards (words)  wvicon.gif
Lifeboat Crew, The (w&m) 1895  Pub.
Great White Mother, The 1896 Gordon Noble (words)  Pub.
Bravo, Dublin Fusiliers 1899 Marie Tyler (perf.)  Pub.
Going Home - The Miner's Return 1901 J.P. Harrington (words)
F W Venton (words)
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Jack Is a Jolly Good Fellow (w&m) 1902  wvicon.gif
Bachelor Boys, Farewell! (w&m) 1905  Pub.
Good-Bye, Mary! (w&m) 1911 W. Godwin (perf.)  Pub.
Call Us and We'll Soon Be There 1914 R P Weston (words)  Pub.
On the Way to Blighty 1917 Ed E Ford (words)  Pub.
I'm List'ning in Dear, For a Message From You (w&m) 1922
For Freedom and Japan ?
White Man ?