Kenny, David Alexander, 1881-1918

Kenny, D A, 1881-1918, Kenny, Dave, 1881-1918

Member of the New Zealand World War One entertainers, the Digger Pierrots. Wrote music for `New Zealand, the land 'neath the Southern Cross', with words by Geo A Troup. He died on the 6th of April 1918 from appendicitus while on leave in England. Identification and information on death provided by Anna Kenny (great-great niece on 20.03.99 and 18 May 2008)

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Date: 1958 From: Wellington Savage Club : Records Ref: f-85-027-3 Description: Sheet music for `New Zealand, the land 'neath the Southern Cross', with words by G A Troup and music by D A Kenny; sheet music for `Song to New Zealand', mus...
The Digger Pierrots and their orchestra
Date: 1917 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-012914-G Description: A group portrait of the Digger Pierrots, an entertainment group formed to entertain New Zealand troops during World War I, pictured with their orchestra. The...
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Date: 1906 By: New Zealand Times Company Ltd Ref: Eph-A-POLITICS-1906-01 Description: A programme for the reception shows an oval head and shoulders portrait of the Hon J G Findlay, inside the front cover. The occasion included remarks by the ...
Date: 1912 From: [Collection of ephemera and programmes of octavo size, for musical events, the collection of organist, choirmaster, conductor Robert Parker (1847-1937), 1870s-1939] Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-Parker-1912 Description: Includes: Wellington Liedertafel. First concert of the nineteenth season. Conducted by Robert Parker accompanied by pianist Mr D A Kenny. Sydney Street Scho...
Date: 1913 From: [Collection of ephemera and programmes of octavo size, for musical events, the collection of organist, choirmaster, conductor Robert Parker (1847-1937), 1870s-1939] Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-Parker-1913 Description: Includes: Wellington Liedertafel. First concert of the twentieth season. Conducted by Mr Robert Parker, accompanied by pianist Mr D A Kenny and Miss Arline T...
Date: 1914 From: [Collection of ephemera and programmes of octavo size, for musical events, the collection of organist, choirmaster, conductor Robert Parker (1847-1937), 1870s-1939] Ref: Eph-A-MUSIC-Parker-1914 Description: Includes: Wellington Liedertafel. First concert of the twenty-first season. Conducted by Mr Robert Parker, accompanied by Mr D A Kenny. Assisted by Miss Phoe...
Group portrait of the 'Digger Pierrots'
Date: 1917 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-012913-G Description: Entertainment group the Digger Pierrots in costume the jackets of which display large silver? ferns. The Pierrot in the centre of the second row has been id...
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Group portrait of the Kiwi entertainment orchestra with David Alexander Kenny in a pierrot costume
Date: 1917 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-012912-G Description: The orchestra of a World War I entertainment group pose with their instruments. In the middle of the first row is David Alexander Kenny, a member of the Digg...
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The Kiwis learning their parts for a pantomime during World War I
Date: 21 Dec 1917 From: Royal New Zealand Returned and Services' Association :New Zealand official negatives, World War 1914-1918 Ref: 1/2-013001-G Description: 'The Kiwis' learning their parts for the pantomime 'The Forty Thieves' to be produced on Boxing Day. Shows the men sitting outside a tent with their scripts....
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Date: 1917 From: [Ephemera up to quarto size relating to World War I. 1914-1919] Ref: Eph-B-WAR-WI-1917-03 Description: Cover shows a Pierrot in a tutu and clown hat, sitting on a pedestal carved with Maori motifs. The pierrot looks down at a kiwi wearing a lemon-squeezer hat....