Behnke, Kate Sarah Mathilde (ka Kate Emil Behnke) (fem) 20.jun.1870-16.apr.1957 England Dorset, Weymouth Radipole - Buckinghamshire Wycombe, Lane End
singer, singing teacher, studied singing with her father, Sims Reeves, Ettore Fiori, de Marney, Allin and George Henschel, harmony and composition with Charles William Pearce and Ralph Dunstan, elocution with Hermann Vezin, stage dancing with John d'Auban, took leading part in Sir Hubert von Herkomer's Bushey plays and in the 'Judah' of Henry Arthur Jones, she made a study of the problems of diet and health as affecting the voice, she was first chairman of the Musical Advisory Board of the Lyceum Club, member of the Sesame Club and Society of Authors London, 1871 residing at 2 Bedford Place in Handsworth Staffordshire, 1881 in Lambeth Surrey, 1891-1938 in London Kensington, 1957 at Moor House Lane End Fingest ; daughter of the composers Emil and Kate Behnke ; she never married

Title Parts

[] Love comes to stay. Song
music Kate Behnke - ? mother or daughter
words F. Prevost
pub J. Williams, London 1898

[] Reverie in f and g. Song
words by R. Horniman
pub J. B. Cramer & Co., London 1900

[] Oh let me worship Thee
words P. J. Bailey
pub Charles Woolhouse, London 1902
pub Boston Music Co. (G. Schirmer jr), Boston

[] 2 Songs
music Kate Behnke - ? mother or daughter
pub Bunz & Co., London 1908
[] 1 - My Joy. Words R. Bridges
[] 2 - Evening. Words K.E.R. Paterson
[] The technique of singing. 1945
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