Harry Tate  (1872-1940)
Last updated: 27.07.22
p_tateh.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Ronald Macdonald Hutchison, professionally known as Harry Tate, was an English comedian Born in Lambeth. He performed in smoking concerts, music halls, in variety shows and in films.
He had sung at an evening concert for Henry Tate & Sons, the sugar refiners, so that at Marie Lloyd's sugestion, he took his stage name from his employers. He made his London debut in 1895 at the The Oxford Music Hall mimicking other music hall performers such as Dan Leno.
After success with his sketch Motoring (1902) he concentrated on sketches, most of which he wrote with Wal Pink. He toured with a six-performer company appearing in West End revues. He also appeared in four Royal Variety Performances, in 1912, 1919, 1925, and 1938.
He died in London following a stroke.
url15.gif Harry Tate Biography by wikipedia.org.  
  Title Instruments/Issue Performers
  MP3 File(s)    
audioextmp315.gif Motoring H. Tate
audioextmp315.gif Selling a Car H. Tate
     Performer CD Title Supplier
Folk Music CDs:
cd15.gif Harry Tate Motoring / Fishing flag15uk.gif flag15it.gif
     Title Attribution Remarks
url15.gif Cabby's Lament, The Charles J. Winter (words & music)
H. Tate (perf.)
url15.gif How's Your Father? Herbert Rule (music)
F Holt (words)
H. Tate (perf.)
This list is arranged by composer and contains 11 works performed by Harry Tate 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 Where Shall We Go to Now (1896) George Le Brunn H. Tate (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Cabbies' Lament (1899), The George Le Brunn W. Pink (words)
H. Tate (perf.)
perf15.jpg How's Your Father? (1922) Herbert Rule F Holt (words)
H. Tate (perf.)
perf15.jpg Oh! the ''Black List'' (1903) Bennett Scott(w&m) Ella Dean (perf.)
Madge Daly (perf.)
T. Costello (perf.)
Albert Le Fre (perf.)
Chas. Gardener (perf.)
J. W. Rowley (perf.)
H. Tate (perf.)
Edwin Boyde (perf.)
M. Sheridan (perf.)
Ryder Slone (perf.)
Johnny Worman (perf.)
G. Robey (perf.)
perf15.jpg Motoring (1902) Harry Tate W. Pink (words)
H. Tate (perf.)
perf15.jpg Billiards (1934) Harry Tate H. Tate (perf.)
perf15.jpg Fishing (?) Harry Tate H. Tate (perf.)
perf15.jpg Running an Office (?) Harry Tate H. Tate (perf.)
perf15.jpg Selling a Car (?) Harry Tate H. Tate (perf.) audioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg There's More to Follow (1896) Harry Wincott H. Tate (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg  Cabby's Lament (1922), The Charles J. Winter(w&m) H. Tate (perf.) wvicon.gif
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 6 works by Harry Tate (1872-1940). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Motoring 1902 W. Pink (words)
H. Tate (perf.)
 wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg audioextmp315.gif
Billiards 1934 H. Tate (perf.)  youtube15.jpg
Mixed Ginx 1934  youtube15.jpg
Fishing ? H. Tate (perf.)
Running an Office ? H. Tate (perf.)
Selling a Car ? H. Tate (perf.)  audioextmp315.gif
     Title Duration Performer
youtube15.jpg Billiards (1934) 5:05 H. Tate
youtube15.jpg Mixed Ginx (1934) 4:59 H. Tate
youtube15.jpg Motoring (1936) 2:17 H. Tate