Arthur, Felix (pseudonym) 18??-1935 England Lancashire, ? - ?Lancashire, ?Blackpool
bandmaster, orchestral conductor, 26.dec.1913 he conducted the orchestra which 'has some capital music to play and plays it well' in a performance of the pantomime 'Jack and Jill' (Jill, daughter of King Manuelmus, King of Nowhere in Particular) at Theatre Royal in Hanley Staffordshire, 1926 musical director of the Tower Circus in Blackpool Lancashire, 20.sep.1929 (guest or permanent) musical director of the Palace Theatre orchestra in Bath Somerset, 9.apr.1931 Felix Arthur, musical director of Jazon and Montgomery's Killarney Revels revue, reports 'You're driving me crazy' (Walter Donaldson) as a most successful item in the show, the week of 15.nov.1934 musical director at the Feldman's Theatre in the Third Annual Drama Festival with 33 plays in Blackpool Lancashire, 1936 under his pseudonym Felix Arthur as deceased composer member of the Performing Right Society (PRS) London

Title Parts

[] A Lancashire Ramble. Idyll
arr. for piano W. H. Myddleton
pub Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew, London 17jun1911

[] A Lancashire Ramble. Idyll
arr. for military band W. H. Myddleton
in Boosey's Military journal, 132nd series no.2
pub Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew, London 9mar1912

[] Ten little niggars
words W. Claire, music Felix Arthur
copyright Will Claire, Lancashire England 1oct1912
pub H. Kirkus Dugdale Co. Inc., Washington DC (the music factory, mass production of music and arrangements on order by mail for would-be lyricists and composers from all over the world. By 1911 dominating the song production industry but 1915 went bankrupt after being indicted for mail fraud in 1913)

[] Babes in the Wood. Musical play. Metropole Theatre, Manchester (8 weeks run from) 9dec1929
libretto E. Byam Wyke, additional lyrics Charles Norton
incidental music Felix Arthur

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