Barker, George Arthur 15.apr.1812-2.mar.1876 England, London - Leicestershire, Leicester Aylestone
tenor opera singer, sang in opera in London, the English provinces and in Scotland, 1900 he was best remembered by his three songs 'Irish emigrant', 'Scottish blue bells' and 'White squall' which alone survive out of the large number he composed

Title Parts

The Irish emigrant "I'm sitting by the stile". Tenor and piano. London 1846
words by Lady Dufferin
John McCormack, Edwin Schneider. r1928

[] White squall. 1835
by far the most popular of his songs

[] Mary Blane. 1846
[] Ballad Album, twelve books. London 1853
[] Songs of the army and navy. 1855, issued in numbers
[] Aline O'Neal
[] Blossoms of Spring
[] Cease your funning
[] Do not leave me
[] Dream of life
[] Dublin Bay
[] Ellen Astore
[] Emigrant's bride
[] Emigrant's child
[] Eva, my darling
[] Excelsior
[] Fare thee well, my gentle Mary
[] Gallant men of old
[] I cannot smile, dear mother
[] I dream of thee
[] I know that we have parted
[] Irish peasant
[] Kate Connor
[] Lesson of the water mill
[] Mabel Gray
[] Mary! avourneen
[] Mountain flower
[] My native mountain home
[] My skiff is on the shore
[] Nellie and I
[] O how much more doth beauty
[] On to conquest
[] Only me
[] Return of the emigrant
[] Roses of youth
[] Sands of gold
[] Scottish blue bells "Let the proud Indian boast"
[] Soldier's farewell
[] Song of the silent land
[] Take back the ivy leaf
[] Wreck of the emigrant ship
[] Why do summer roses fade? Vocal quartet
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