Fay Templeton  (1865-1939)
Last updated: 30.04.22
p_templetonf.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Fay Templeton was an American actress, singer, songwriter, and comedian born in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Born into a vaudevillian family she followed in their footsteps, making her Broadway debut in 1900. Performing on the legitimate and vaudeville stages for more than half a century. She was a favorite headliner and heroine of popular theater, appearing until 1934.
Some of her notable performances were in H.M.S. Pinafore and Roberta. In an age of buxom beauties, she was particularly buxom, playing romantic leads despite her weight.
She died in San Francisco, California.
url15.gif Fay Templeton Biography by wikipedia.org.  
     Title Attribution Remarks
url15.gif Mary's a Grand Old Name George. M. Cohan (words & music)
G.M. Cohan (perf.)
Lily Hawthorne (perf.)
F. Templeton (perf.)
     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif I Want Yer, Ma Honey! (1895) F. Templeton (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
  As performer        
pdf15.gif So Long, Mary (1906) G.M. Cohan (words & music)
F. Templeton (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
This list is arranged by composer and contains 11 works performed by Fay Templeton 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 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.)
perf15.jpg Forty-Five Minutes From Broadway (1906) George. M. Cohan(w&m) Francis Gordon (perf.)
Billy Murray (perf.)
F. Templeton (perf.)
perf15.jpg So Long, Mary (1906) George. M. Cohan(w&m) F. Templeton (perf.)
Ada Jones (perf.)
perf15.jpg Fishing (1904) J. Rosamond Johnson J. W. Johnson (words)
F. Templeton (perf.)
perf15.jpg Fay Templeton's Woodchuck Song (1903) Theodore F. Morse F. Templeton (perf.)
perf15.jpg Now I'se Got Some Money, Well I'm Coming 'rounf (1899) Alfred Baldwin Sloane Frank Sloane (words)
F. Templeton (perf.)
M. Irwin (perf.)
perf15.jpg What! Marry Dat Gal? (1899) John Stromberg Harry B. Smith (words)
F. Templeton (perf.)
perf15.jpg Ma Blushin' Rosie, Ma Posie Sweet (1900) John Stromberg Edgar Smith (words)
F. Templeton (perf.)
perf15.jpg Easy Money (1901) John Stromberg F. Templeton (perf.)
perf15.jpg Mary Black (1901) John Stromberg Edgar Smith (words)
F. Templeton (perf.)
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 15 works by Fay Templeton (1865-1939). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
My Little Girl of Four (w&m) 1888  wvicon.gif
I Want Yer, Ma Honey! (w&m) 1895 W. Louis Bradfield (perf.)
Ellaline Terriss (perf.)
 Pub. youtube15.jpg
Australian Night, An 1896  Pub.
Ma Onliest One! (w&m) 1896  Pub.
Celeste From the West (w&m) 1897  Pub.
Doodlebug's Birthday (w&m) 1897  Pub.
I Love My Mary Jane (w&m) 1897  Pub.
I Want Ma Honey Boy Now (w&m) 1897  Pub.
Little Huckleberry (w&m) 1897  Pub.
Queen of the Yukon (w&m) 1897  Pub.
Ma Lady (w&m) 1899  wvicon.gif
Nobody But You (w&m) 1905  wvicon.gif
Je Te Veux! 1906 Henri Leoni (words)  wvicon.gif
I'm on the Road to Loveland (w&m) 1911  wvicon.gif
If You'll Do Dat For Me (w&m) 1911  Pub.
     Title Duration Performer
youtube15.jpg I Wants Yer My Honey 2:52 Ellaline Terriss