Lauder, Sir Harry

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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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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.
And the 40-year-old is also targeting the key role in his dream project - a Sir Harry Lauder biopic.
Sir Harry Lauder was born at the bottom of the street - keep right on to the end of the road to find his house - and there's also a touch of the theatrical in the stylish refurb of the Foresters.
THe incomparable 04 Harry Lauder was bringing his famous pipe band to the Olympia.
The dream of a British title might be minuscule, but as Harry Lauder once sang It's a long, long road
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.
Such cliche-ridden national stereotyping is no surprise from a man whose costume chest also includes a ludicrous Harry Lauder outfit.
I personally would like to hear the Tartan Army in a full stadium singing that great song by the late Harry Lauder "Keep right on to the end of the road etc" - it would be fantastic.
True North easily disposed of Ballystone by nine lengths at Kelso last time and can follow up in the Harry Lauder Novices' Hurdle, while Brooklyn Breeze, easy winner of an Aintree bumper, can make a successful debut over jumps in the William Wallace Maiden Hurdle.
Sir Harry Lauder Once the highest-paid entertainer in the world, he was dubbed "Scotland's greatest ever ambassador" by Winston Churchill.
He also established the Harry Lauder Million Pound Fund to help the war injured.