Anna Chandler

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Anna Chandler (born July 4, 1884, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania - d. July 10, 1957, El Sereno, California) was an American vaudeville actress and mezzo soprano singer of popular and light classical songs.[1]

Headline artist for the Orpheum Circuit[edit]

Chandler sang songs in a Hebrew and Italian languages almost exclusively during her career as a headline artist in the Orpheum Circuit.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Partial discography[edit]

COLUMBIA A1956 (78) You Can't Get Along With 'Em or without 'Em (recorded January 20, 1916)[3]

EDISON 51193-R (78) My Sweetie Went Away (He Didn't Say Where, When or Why)

Sheet Music[edit]

(With her picture on cover)

  • (Yr Unk) – Hello Wisconsin (Won't You Find My Yonnie Yonson
  • 1915 – America I Love You
  • 1917 – Yankee Doodle Learns Parlez Vous Francais
  • 1917 – You've Certainly Opened My Eyes
  • 1917 – Never Was A Lass Like You
  • 1917 – ... Somewhere In France
  • 1920 – Feather Your Nest
  • 1921 – Scandinavia
  • 1922 – I've Got The Love-Sick Blues, Jack Mills, Inc., publisher
  • 1922 – Lost (A Wonderful Girl)
  • 1922 – Lovin Sam (The Sheik of Alabam)
  • 1923 – Annabelle

Family[edit]

Chandler had a daughter with Jack Curtis Sr., who a Keith Albee booker, and later, a theatrical agent.

  • Beatrice Curtis (married Harry Fox)

References[edit]

General references

  • Biography Index. A cumulative index to biographical material in books and magazines. Volume 6: September 1961 – August 1964, New York: H.W. Wilson Co. (1965)
  • Who Was Who on Screen, First edition, by Evelyn Mack Truitt, New York: R.R. Bowker (1974) (OCLC 841749)
  • Who Was Who on Screen, Second edition, by Evelyn Mack Truitt, New York: R.R. Bowker (1977) (LCCN 77-22651)
  • Who Was Who on Screen, Third edition, by Evelyn Mack Truitt, New York: R.R. Bowker (1983) (OCLC 239770441)
  • Who's Who in Hollywood, 1900-1976, by David Ragan. New Rochelle, NY: Arlington House Publishers (1976), The Late Players (1900-1974) section begins on page 539 (OCLC 2373022)
  • Who's Who in Hollywood, The largest cast of international film personalities ever assembled, Two volumes, by David Ragan, New York: Facts on File (1992) (LCCN 90-2980)

Inline citations

  1. ^ Nick Tosches (1949- ), Where Dead Voices Gather, pg. 61, Little, Brown & Company ISBN 978-0-316-89507-1 (2001) (OCLC 45757846)
  2. ^ Old-Time Vaudville Stars in Mme Racketeer, Springfield Republican, (Massachusetts), pg. 5C, col. 8, July 17, 1932
  3. ^ Abrams, Steven and Settlemier, Tyrone. "The Online Discographical Project - Columbia A1500 series". Retrieved August 3, 2010