Andrews, William Talleur 25.aug.1874-31.dec.1950 USA Missouri, St Louis - NY, New York Manhattan
actor, tenor singer, stage name Talleur Andrews, 1880 boarding with his mother at the home of his grandmother North 2nd Street in St Louis, 6.dec.1897 at Hampstead Conservatory in London he sang 'The Sailor's Grave' in a preliminary concert by Maurice Farkoa and Mercer Adam with whom he toured the following year, 17.jul.1899 he gave a morning concert at Steinway Hall in London, 29.feb.1900 he demonstrated his spirited singing in 'Sons of the Empire' for which an encore was demanded and sang a duet with Mrs. Winterbottom at Mrs. H Winterbottom's Concert on behalf of the Lady Mayoress's War Fund at West Didsbury Public Hall in Manchester, 1900 as actor lodging with his wife actress Grace at 413 West 43th Street in Manhattan, 4.jun.1903 he played the role of the actor in 'The School Girl' in London, 21.jan.1908 with his wife he played for 2 weeks in 'The Merry Widow' at the Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh, 28.apr.1910 with his wife presented a fantasia 'A Duo in Dreamland' at the Empire Palace in Birmingham, 1911 as actor boarding with his wife and son in Myton Yorkshire, 26.may.1911-1916 rejoined 1930 member of the freemason Meisbourne Lodge in Gerrards Cross near London, 1913 he toured Australia Sydney, Melbourne and New Zealand Christchurch, 17.jun.1915 Mr. Talleur Andrews and Vivien Vowles offered to appear at a Special Farewell Matinee to Mr. Howard Finney at Theatre Royal in Nottingham, 31.jul.1915 he moved with wife and son to Johannesburg where he was employed at His Majesty's Theatre, 1917-1919 employed at Her Majesty's Theatre in Sydney Australia, 1923-1925 residing at 29A Brook Street in London Westminster, 1942-1945 employed at the Corn Exchange Bank in New York ; son of John Charles Andrews (New York City c1843-?1918 ?San Francisco) and Elizabeth Talleur (St Louis 1853-17.jun.1893 San Francisco) ; 1899 he married actress Grace (New York 1877-) ; 26.nov.1905 in Camden New Jersey he married singer/actress/dancer/producer Vivien Graham Vowles (England, Manchester 30.jan.1881-1954 South Africa, Johannesburg), 1917 separated, 1945 divorced : son William Graham Talleur Andrews (London 22.apr.1908-1968 Johannesburg) ; 21.jul.1945 at the Chambers Memorial Baptist Church in New York he married organist Jessie Freida Till (South Carolina, Elloree 18.feb.1899-8.jul.1948 Manhattan)

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[] O, Woman! in days of romance. Song
from the musical play The School Girl (London 1903, New York Daly's Theatre 1sep1904), music by Leslie Stuart with interpolations by Paul Rubens and others, libretto on the book by Paul M. Potter and Henry Hamilton
music of this song possibly wrongly ascribed to the singer William Talleur Andrews by Pazdirek
pub Francis, Day & Hunter, London 1903

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