Daisy Dormer

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Daisy Dormer
Daisy Dormer in 1906 (mw206517).jpg
Dormer in 1906
Born Kezia Beatrice Stockwell
16 January 1883
Southsea, England
Died September 13, 1947(1947-09-13) (aged 64)
Wandsworth, London
Occupation Music hall singer
Spouse(s) Albert Jee

Daisy Dormer (16 January 1883 – 13 September 1947) was an English music hall singer.[1]

Biography[edit]

Dormer was born Kezia Beatrice Stockwell on 16 January 1883 in Southsea to Mary and Henry John Stockwell.[2][3] She married Albert Jee.[3]

A pretty, waif-like presence, Dormer sang "After the Ball is Over" among other songs. "After the Ball is Over", which was written by Charles K. Harris, helped to establish Tin Pan Alley in the 1890s. The sheet music sold over five million copies in the 1890s.[1]

Dormer died on 13 September 1947 in Wandsworth, London.[3] She was cremated at Streatham Park Cemetery.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Stevens, Christopher (2010). Born Brilliant: The Life Of Kenneth Williams. John Murray. p. 345. ISBN 1-84854-195-3. 
  2. ^ a b "Daisy Dormer". The Music Hall Guild of Great Britain and America. Retrieved 2016-09-19. 
  3. ^ a b c Tony Barker (1978). "Daisy Dormer". Music Hall Records. p. 120. 

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