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Burr, Henry

LC control no.n 92086802
Descriptive conventionsrda
Personal name headingBurr, Henry
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Variant(s)McClaskey, Harry
Gillette, Irving
Gillette, Henry, 1885-1941
Alexander, Alfred, 1885-1941
McClaskey, Shamus
Rice, Robert, 1885-1941
Knapp, Frank
Haley, Harry, 1885-1941
King, Al, 1885-1941
See alsoBarr, Harry
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Birth date1885-01-15
Death date1941-04-06
Place of birthSt. Stephen (N.B.)
Place of deathNew York (N.Y.)
Field of activityPopular music
Profession or occupationTenors (Singers)
Found inRice, G. Fun in Flanders [SR] 1918: label (Henry Burr)
Encyclopedia of music in Canada, c1992 (Burr (b. McClaskey), Henry (b. Harry); b. Jan. 15, 1885, St. Stephen, southwest of Saint John, NB; d. Apr. 6, 1941, New York; [recorded under many pseudonyms])
Gracyk, T. Popular American recording pioneers, 1895-1925, c2000: p. 52-65 (Burr, Henry; b. Harry Haley McClaskey, Jan. 15, 1882, St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada; tenor; used pseudonym Irving Gillette, particularly on Edison releases; other pseuds. include Henry Gillette, Alfred Alexander, Shamus McClaskey, Robert Rice, Harry Barr, Frank Knapp, Harry Haley, and Al King; d. Apr. 6, 1941, Chicago; buried in Westchester Co., N.Y.)
Virtual gramophone, Canadian historical sound recordings, WWW site, Aug. 30, 2005 (Henry Burr, tenor; b. Harry McClaskey, Jan. 15, 1885, St. Stephen, New Brunswick; d. 1941)