Tucker, Henry L[yman] 1826-10.feb.1882 Canada, ? - USA NY, New York Brooklyn
bass singer, probably between 1850 and 1852 moved from Canada to New York City, 1860 as music teacher residing at ward 20, district 6 in New York City, 1861 singer in the choir of St John's Chapel on Varick Street in New York City, 1870 as professor of music residing at Washington Square South between Macdougal and Wooster Street in Manhattan ; c1854 in New York City he married Mary (NY 1826-) ; daughter Myra (NY, New York 1855-), son Silas (NY, New York 1856-), son Lyman (NY, New York c.21.may.1860-)

[some sources give erroneously born circa 1826 : he was born exactly 1826]

Title Parts

[L] Jeff in petticoats. Tenor, voices and piano. 1865
Alan Baker, Harmoneion Singers, Lawrence Skrobacs. New World 202-2

Weeping sad and lonely (When this cruel war is over). Soprano, voices and piano. 1862
words Charles Carroll Sawyer
the effect of the song was so mournful that the generals of the Army of the Potomac had to forbid the troops to sing it because it lowered their morale
Bonnie Hamilton, Harmoneion Singers, Lawrence Skrobacs. New World 202-2

[] Agnes May. Ballad
words Anson G. Chester
dedication: To Miss Cassy Lansing of East Greenbush, N.Y.
pub Firth, Pond & Co., New York 1853

[] Francis Skiddy polka. Piano
pub Geo. P. Reed & Co., Boston 1853

[] Cleon and I. Song
pub William A. Pond & Co., New York 1853

[] Gold fish schottisch. Piano
pub Firth, Pond & Co., New York 1854

[] Leave us not. Ballad. Piano
pub William A. Pond & Co., New York 1854

[] Dear mother I've come home to die. Song
words E. Bowers
pub G. Dunn & Co., Richmond, Virginia / J. A. Selby, Columbia, S.C. 1861-1865

[] Sweet Genevieve. Song and chorus
words George Cooper (1840-1927), inspired by his first and only love who died shortly after their marriage in 1869, and sold the poem to Tucker for five dollars when he was in financial need
pub William A. Pond & Co., New York 1869

[] The heathen Chinee. Song
words Bret Harte
an album "The heathen Chinee" of 15 songs was published by Robert M. De Witt, New York 1871

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