Henry W. Armstrong
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This article is about Henry W. Armstrong. For the three time world champion boxer, see Henry Armstrong.
|Henry W. Armstrong|
July 22, 1879|
Somerville, Massachusetts, US
|Died||February 22, 1951
New York, New York, US
|Occupation(s)||musician, songwriter, boxer, booking agent, producer|
His biggest hit was "Sweet Adeline", written in 1903 with Richard H. Gerard. His 1905 sentimental ballad "Nellie Dean" became the signature song of the British music hall singer Gertie Gitana, and subsequently a popular British pub song.
- Songs About Kisses and Kissing. ParlorSongs, September 2003. The Parlor Songs Association.
- Spaeth, Sigmund (December 1945). "Two Sweet Songs". The Rotarian.
- Power, John C (26 May 2009). "BBC - Stoke & Staffordshire - People - Gertie Gitana". BBC. Retrieved 2009-07-30.
- Harrowven, Jean (1977). The origins of rhymes, songs and sayings. Kaye & Ward. p. 306. ISBN 978-0-7182-1267-4.
- Free scores by Henry W. Armstrong in the Choral Public Domain Library (ChoralWiki)
- List of works
- Harry Armstrong at the Internet Movie Database
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