Rare sheet music collection, 1896-1926.


Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. Rare sheet music collection, 1896-1926.

Rare sheet music collection, 1896-1926.

Collection consists of printed sheet music dealing primarily with African Americans and southern themes.

45 linear ft.

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Joplin, Scott, 1868-1917

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Scott Joplin was born in either  1867 or 1868 or November 24, 1868 in Texarkana, Texas to a former slave and laborer and a house cleaner. Joplin received most of his music education from Julius Weiss in Texas. As a late teen he began working as a traveling musician and eventually moved to Missouri in 1894. There he became a success. While in Sedalia, Mo. local businessman John Stark purchased the rights to “Maple Leaf Rag.” When it was published in 1899, it became a sensation, and all 10,000 co...

Cole, Bob, 1868-1911

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Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond), 1873-1954

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American composer and singer, brother of James Weldon Johnson, known for composing the music to "Lift every voice and sing" for which his brother wrote the lyrics. From the description of Letter of J. Rosamond Johnson to A.J. Hanna, 1944 February 20. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 70259141 Black American composer, singer, and stage performer. From the description of The J. Rosamond Johnson papers, 1879-1975 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat ...

Carroll, Harry

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Composer of "By the beautiful sea" and other songs. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], to Irene [Gallagher], [192-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906662 ...

Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989

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American composer. From the description of Irving Berlin letter to John W. Rumsey, 1959 May 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505243 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1971 Jan. 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505236 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1957 Dec. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 608505260 From the description of Irving Berlin letter to Harry Ruby, 1956 May 22. (Unknown). WorldCat rec...

Williams Jubilee Singers

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Foster, Stephen Collins

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Stephen Collins foster was born in Pittsburgh in 1826. He wasnaturally inclined to music and he wrote over one hundred and seventy songs in his short life. He traveled to New Orleans and New York to compose music but still came back to Pittsburgh, where he died in 1864. From the description of Stephen Foster Collins collection 1931-1932 [typescripts]. (Historical Society of W Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 48010401 Robert Russell Bennett was an American composer, orchest...