Hugh Morton

Charles Morton Stewart McLellan (1865–1916) was a London-based American playwright and composer who often wrote under the pseudonym Hugh Morton. McLellan is probably best remembered for the musical The Belle of New York and drama Leah Kleschna.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 4th, 1865 (Bath), Died September 16th, 1916 (Esher)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1896 - 1911

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Berliner 549 7-in. 11/16/1896 Baby George J. Gaskin Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 565 7-in. Apr. 1898 Baby Annie Carter Female vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 1737 7-in. 6/26/1897 Ikey Eisenstein Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo lyricist  
Berliner 0793 7-in. 12/8/1899 When we are married Florence Hayward ; Harry Macdonough Female-male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]770 7-in. 5/3/1901 Susie Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]770 10-in. 5/3/1901 Susie Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix A-]904 7-in. 7/10/1901 When we are married Harry Macdonough ; Grace Spencer Female-male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]904 10-in. 4/16/1902 When we are married Harry Macdonough ; Grace Spencer Female-male vocal duet lyricist  
Victor [Pre-matrix B-]3313 10-in. 5/3/1901 Susie Harry Macdonough Male vocal solo lyricist  
Victor C-10393 12-in. 6/5/1911 Gems from The belle of New York Victor Light Opera Company Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra lyricist  
Columbia 816 7-in. ca. 1902-Oct. 1905 When we are married Corinne Morgan ; Frank C. Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 816 10-in. ca. 1902 When we are married Corinne Morgan ; Frank C. Stanley Female-male vocal duet, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1241 7-in. ca. 1903-Oct. 1905 When we are married Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  
Columbia 1241 10-in. ca. 1903-1908 When we are married Dan W. Quinn Male vocal solo, with piano lyricist  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Morton, Hugh," accessed August 12, 2020, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103938.

Morton, Hugh. (2020). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved August 12, 2020, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103938.

"Morton, Hugh." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2020. Web. 12 August 2020.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/103938

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