Frederic Norton

George Frederic Norton (11 October 1869 – 15 December 1946) was a British composer, most associated with the record breaking Chu Chin Chow, which opened in 1916.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1869, Died 1946

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1933

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-9625 10-in. 11/7/1910 The camel and the butterfly Henry Allan Price Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Victor B-21029 10-in. 10/31/1917 Any time's kissing time Elizabeth Spencer Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist, composer  
Columbia 77554 10-in. 12/6/1917 Any time's kissing time Robert Lewis Male vocal solo, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Columbia 6986 12-in. approximately 1916 Anytime's kissing time Aileen D'Orme Female vocal solo, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 65942 10-in. approximately 1917 The cobbler's song Frank Cochrane Male vocal solo, with piano composer  
Columbia 75369 12-in. approximately 1917 Chu Chin Chow, selections, pt. 1 London Repertoire Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 75370 12-in. approximately 1917 Chu Chin Chow, selections, pt. 2 London Repertoire Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 75418 12-in. approximately 1917 The cobbler's song Jamieson Dodds Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Columbia 75439 12-in. approximately 1917 Chu Chin Chow, vocal selection Columbia Vocal Gem Comapny Vocal chorus and soloists, with orchestra composer  
Gramophone 2B591 12-in. 6/19/1931 Chu Chin Chow : Vocal gems, part 2 Light Opera Company [Gramophone Company] ; Ray Noble Orchestra and vocalists composer  
Gramophone 2B657 12-in. 3/17/1931 Chu Chin Chow : Vocal gems, part 1 Light Opera Company [Gramophone Company] ; Ray Noble Orchestra and vocalists composer  
Gramophone 2B4155 12-in. 3/17/1933 Chu Chin Chow : Selections, part 1 Richard Crean ; London Palladium Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Gramophone 2B4156 12-in. 3/17/1933 Chu Chin Chow : Selections, part 2 Richard Crean ; London Palladium Orchestra Orchestra composer  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Norton, Frederic," accessed July 23, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104067.

Norton, Frederic. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 23, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104067.

"Norton, Frederic." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 23 July 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104067

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