A Century Of Ballads 1810-1910, Their Composers & Singers

With Some Introductory Chapters On Old Ballads And Ballad Makers - online book.

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166              A CENTURY OF BALLADS
the author, amongst others, of Goring Thomas's lovely song "A Summer Night," and was re­sponsible for many of the English versions to Thomas's French songs.
Other names that occur to the mind in this connection are those of Hamilton Aide, the com­poser of those two popular songs " Brown Eyes or Blue Eyes" and " Remember or Forget," D'Arcy Jaxone, Cotsford Dick, and Whyte-Melville, of "Drink, Puppy, Drink" fame, and author of Tosti's " Good-bye."
Malcolm Lawson is perhaps best known by his "Last Words" and "Marjory Daw," and his arrangement of the Songs of the North, edited by Harold Boulton ; Prince Poniatowski by his famous "Yeoman's Wedding Song," so long a favourite of Sir Charles Santley's, and Sir Alfred Scott Gatty, apart from his well-known plantation songs, by "O Fair Dove" and "True till Death."
Frederic Lohr and Berthold Tours are two names that deserve mention here, the former for his "Margarita" and "Out on the Deep," and the latter for "Stars of the Summer Night," "The Angel at the Window," and "The Maiden and the Sunbeam."
Stephen Glover's "The Blind Girl to her Harp," W7. C. Levey's "Heart to Heart" and "My Little Maid," A. J. Caldicott's "Unless,"
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