Slater, Edward (pseud: Odoardo Barri) 13.sep.1839-21.jan.1920 Ireland, Cork - England, London Fitzrovia
singer, songwriter, sang as oratorio singer in Italy and Spain, 1859 settled in London where he was voice teacher for 50 years, 1880 as singer and voice teacher residing alone at Langham Street in London Marylebone, 1900-1910 as professor of singing residing with wife and a servant at 60 Margaret Street in London Marylebone, 1920 residing at 5 Fitzroy Street in London Fitzrovia, he composed nearly 1500 songs of which none achieved success except 'The old brigade' ; 1900 in London Marylebone he married his pupil Mary Catherine Stainer operatic singer as Maud Santley (Isle of Wight, Ryde 1873-7.jul.1952 Ryde)

[said he was born in Como, tenor at the Vatican, etc.]

Title Parts

[] The old brigade. Song. Voice and piano
words Fred E. Weatherly
pub W. Morley & Co., London 1881
Thomas Allen, Malcolm Martineau. Hyperion 67374
Colne Valley Male Voice Choir Yorkshire. Pulse

[] The rival blues. Song. Tenor and piano. 1879
words Edward Oxenford
Ian Partridge, Jennifer Partridge. Just Accord 001

[] Dream of the old sacristan. Song
words Mary Mark Lemon
pub E. Ashdown, London 1881

[] By the old village cross. Song
words Mary Mark Lemon
pub E. Ashdown, London 1884

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