Frederic Norton

"Frederick Norton" redirects here. For the Upstairs, Downstairs character, see List of Upstairs, Downstairs characters#Frederick 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 January 1st, 1869, Died January 1st, 1946

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1910 - 1917

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist


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  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Norton, Frederic," accessed July 27, 2021,

Norton, Frederic. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 27, 2021, from

"Norton, Frederic." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 27 July 2021.

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