Herbert Darnley (12 May 1872 – 1947), real name Herbert Walter McCarthy, was a British music hall comedian, song writer, popular early recording artist and theatrical producer, active from the 1890s until the early 1940s, who claimed descent from Edmund Kean.
Birth and Death Data: Born May 12th, 1872 (Chatham), Died January 1st, 1947
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1901 - 1920
Roles Represented in DAHR: tenor vocal, songwriter
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Columbia||74138||12-in.||approximately 7/26/1920||It's strange what one can do without||George Robey||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||songwriter|
|Gramophone||2246'||7-in.||3/13/1901||Some mother will lose a son||Herbert Darnley||Male vocal solo, with piano||vocalist, tenor vocal|
Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Darnley, Herbert," accessed July 24, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100268.
Darnley, Herbert. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 24, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/100268.
"Darnley, Herbert." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 24 July 2021.
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