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Lauder, Sir Harry

(lô`dər), 1870–1950, Scottish baritone. His original name was MacLennan. Lauder was popular for his singing of ballads and comic songs, many of his own composition. During World War II he emerged from retirement to entertain the Allied soldiers. He was knighted in 1919.
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Harry Lauder was the world's highest paid entertainer, earning $5,000 a week, a worldwide phenomenon.
Clockwise, from top left, great Brummie |Scots Ian Campbell, James Watt (top), William Murdoch, Harry Lauder, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Charlie Aitken, William Small, Sir Albert Bore and William McGregor
At least he got to dress up like Sir Harry Lauder for that.
An array of famous speakers have addressed the Cardiff club, including music hall comedian Harry Lauder and opera singer Dame Sybil Thorndike.
The tale is just one of many found in Judith's book Glasgow's Lost Theatre: The Story Of The" The tale is just one of many found in Judith's book Glasgow's Lost Theatre: The Story Of The Britannia Music Hall, where Sir Harry Lauder and Cary Grant also trod the boards.
Keep On Running by The Spencer Davis Group, Nimrod from Enigma Variations by Elgar and Keep Right On by Harry Lauder.
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In the 19th Century it attracted the leading lights of the dramatic and music hall stage including Vesta Tilley, Ellen Terry, Harry Lauder, Henry Irving and Sarah Bernhardt.
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It was Sir Harry Lauder who sang Keep right on to the end of the road, which still often fills the late night air when a boozy celebration is at hand.
Maybe diddy David is keen to rummage around in his treasure chest of fancy dress again, and parade in front of apparently astonished UEFA mandarins in his Sir Harry Lauder garb once more.