Atkins, Norton 1864-2.feb.1903 England, ? - London Kennington
Norton was probably his middle name, before 1890 he was a concert hall singer, 1890-1903 active in London as songwriter/composer of concert hall songs, 1897-1899 active with a group of singers and musicians named 'Norton Atkins and yours truly', 1895 residing at 384 Kennington Road, 1896 at 84 Camberwell Road, 1899 at 101 Stamford Street, he died aged 39 in great poverty at Champion Hill Hospital ; he married Annie ; son Ernest (9.jul.1883-), dau Ethel (17.aug.1887-), dau Annie (6.oct.1889-), dau Eunice (15.dec.1890-), dau Sylvia (6.dec.1894-)

Title Parts

[] Oh! what a difference in the morning. c1891
dedication: to the singer Miss Fanny Lealle
the first song with which he came in prominence as songwriter/composer

[] God bless and keep Victoria. Song. Voice and piano
subject: Queen Victoria (1819-1901)
words Richard Morton
arranger John Stanford Baker
singers/performers: Maud Danvil, Lizzie Howard, Leo Dryden, Arthur St George
pub Howard & Co., London 1896

[] The happiest chappie. Comic song. Voice and piano
dedication: Fred Tryon
pub Jefferys Ltd., London 1898

[] Oh! Mr. Kipling, or, The Blood-red tape
words Harry G. Banks
pub Charles Sheard & Co., London 1900

[] Only a trooper
pub Jefferys Ltd., London

[] The wanderer's return
words and music Norton Atkins

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