John K. Casey
John Keegan "Leo" Casey (1846 – March 17, 1870), known as the Poet of the Fenians, was an Irish poet, orator and republican who was famous as the writer of the song "The Rising of the Moon" and as one of the central figures in the Fenian Rising of 1867. He was imprisoned by the English and died on St. Patrick's Day in 1870.
Birth and Death Data: Born 1846, Died March 17th, 1870
Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1912 - 1928
Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist
|Company||Matrix No.||Size||First Recording Date||Title||Primary Performer||Description||Role||Audio|
|Victor||C-11813||12-in.||4/2/1912||Maire, my girl||John McCormack||Tenor vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
|Brunswick||[Br (U.K.) cat 161-b]||10-in.||approximately Mar. 1928||Maire, my girl||George Turner||Male vocal solo, with orchestra||lyricist|
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