Atkinson, Dorothy (fem) 1893-19?? England, London - ?, ?
poet, writer, studied music privately, 1921 residing at Thicket Road in London Anerley, 1932 she lived in Toronto Canada, 1936 residing at The Kennels in Dunston Staffordshire, 1940 at The Tudor House in Acton Trussell Staffordshire, 1949 at Ancient Lights in Beaminster Dorset, member of the British Field Sports Society and United Hunts, hunting was her recreation, (pseud: Valerie D'Orme; Beryl Gower; as poet and writer: Duncan Fife; Beryl Langham) ; before 1916 she married major Joseph Dean Atkinson DSO, MOH (Cheshire, Oxton 21.nov.1886-)

[not to confuse with Dorothy Bess Clarkson (London Stoke Newington 15.jul.1893-18.dec.1968 Devon, Torquay Chelston) ; 6.sep.1893 baptized as Dorothy Bess at St Mary in Stoke Newington while residing around the corner at 11 Clissold Road ; daughter of manufacturer agent Thomas Clarkson and Elizabeth Lowe ; 27.oct.1917 at St Mary Stoke Newington she married lieutenant of 15th The Kings Hussars/captain Benjamin John Lavis Banks (Kent, Folkestone 1877-)]

Title Parts


[] The highwayman "A song of the road". Voice and piano
words J. Dean Atkinson
pub West & Co., London 1915

[] An idyll. Song cycle. Soprano and piano
sung by Miss Gertrude Lonsdale and Mr. Joseph Cheetham
words J. Dean Atkinson
pub Ryalls & Jones, London/Birkenhead 1jun1916
[] 1 - Morning "Now wakes the lotus and unfolds her grace"
[] 2 - Noon "Flow'rs in my garden are drooping"
[] 3 - Night "Day forsaken, fire-flies awaken"
[] Because I love you. Song in C
words J. Dean Atkinson
pub Ryalls & Jones Ltd., Birkenhead, England 15jun1917

[] Forget-me-nots and Treasures. Two songs of remembrance in C
words J. Dean Atkinson
pub Ryalls & Jones Ltd., Birkenhead, England 15jun1917

[] Springtide. Song in D
words J. Dean Atkinson
pub Ryalls & Jones Ltd., Birkenhead, England 15jun1917

[] Summer. Voice and piano in D
words J. Dean Atkinson
pub Ryalls & Jones, Birkenhead 12nov1917

[] Na-pooh! Na-pooh!. A jazz patrol. Piano
pub Lawrence Wright Music Co., London 30jul1919
copyright renewal Dorothy Atkinson, London 9nov1946

[] A heavy dragoon. Voice and piano in B flat
words J. Dean Atkinson
pub Jameson & Co., London 30jan1920

[] O golden dawn. Voice and piano in A flat
words J. Dean Atkinson
pub Jameson & Co., London 2mar1920

[] A gift of the desert. Song cycle. Voice and piano
words J. Dean Atkinson
pub Jameson & Co., London 30apr1920
[] 1 - The caravan
[] 2 - Out of the night
[] 3 - My goat girl
[] 4 - Ring the merry marriage bell
[] Winklepicker Bill. Song in E flat. Voice and piano
words Eric Talbot
pub Jameson & Co., London 21oct1920

[] When grannie was a girl. Action song. Voice and piano
words and music Dorothy Atkinson
pub Jameson & Co., London 29nov1920

[] Valse avril. Piano
pub Jameson & Co., London 29nov1920

[] Old China. Suite. Four sketches for piano
pub Jameson & Co., London 1920

[] Phases. Song cycle. Soprano and piano
words J. Dean Atkinson
pub Ryalls & Jones, London 1920
[] 1 - Meditation "The turquoise of the summer sea"
[] 2 - Desolation "I long in vain to feel thy tender kiss"
[] 3 - Supplication "I am weary of the sunlight and the cooling summer show'rs"
[] 4 - Adoration "Give me the boundless ocean"
[] Lean from your window. Song in E flat
words Edward Lockton
pub Phillips & Page, London 3aug1921

[] The call of the road. Voice and piano. 1921
music Beryl Gower

[] At dusk. Piano
music Valerie D'Orme
pub Jamesons, London 1921

[] Sunny Madrid. Piano
music Valerie D'Orme
pub Jamesons, London 1921

[] Broken vows. Piano
music Valerie D'Orme
pub Jamesons, London 1921

[] Linkman Larry. Voice and piano in E flat
words Eric Talbot, music Beryl Gower
pub Jamesons, Stafford 1922

[] The ploughman, my big horses. Song in B flat. Low voice and piano
words Eric Talbot
pub Jamesons, St Brides Ltd., London 19apr1923

[] The old blue boar. Voice and piano. 1923
music Beryl Gower

[] To a Flanders poppy. Reverie. Piano
music Valerie D'Orme, orchestration Denis Wright
pub Allan & Co., Melbourne Australia 1924
pub for orchestra Jamesons, Stafford 1933

[] I've found a little word of happiness. Voice and piano
words and melody by Dorothy Atkinson, of Great Britain
copyright Dorothy Atkinson, Toronto, Ont, Canada 6feb1932

[] Moths around a candle. Valse caprice. Piano
pub Jamesons, Stafford 1934

[] The Guards' Brigade. Voice and piano. 1934
music Beryl Gower

[] The cloak of night. Suite for piano
pub for orchestra Jamesons, Stafford 1935

[] Sentry-go. March. Piano
pub for brass band Jamesons, Stafford 1937

[] White cliffs of Kent. 1937
music Beryl Gower

[] In my garden. Suite. Piano
[] Summer sketches. Piano [] 1 - Thistledown
[] 2 - Wild roses
[] 3 - Golden bees
[] 4 - Swallows
[] Here's to life. Voice and piano
[] Indian summer. Voice and piano
[] The harvester. Voice and piano
Writing: Cave Canem. Eighteen pen and ink head studies of hounds and dogs. With eighteen verses, both grave and gay by Duncan Fife and J. D. (Joseph Dean) Atkinson
publisher Jamesons' Countryside P 1954

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