George Moss collection, 1885-1935 (bulk 1900-1925).

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Moss, George H. George Moss collection, 1885-1935 (bulk 1900-1925).

George Moss collection, 1885-1935 (bulk 1900-1925).

The collection includes 78-rpm discs, cylinders, photographs, record catalogs, and sheet music. Among the composers represented in this collection are Irving Berlin, Joe Burke, Harry Carroll, Ivan Caryll, George M. Cohan, Walter Donaldson, Gus Edwards, Leo Fall, Fred Fischer, Rudolf Friml, George Gershwin, Alex [i.e., Albert] Gumble, Silvio Hein, Victor Herbert, Louis A. Hirsch, Max Hoffmann, Joseph E. Howard, Raymond Hubbell, Jerome Kern, Maurice Levi, George W. Meyer, Jimmie V. Monaco, Cole Porter, Alfred G. Robyn, Richard C. Rodgers, Sigmund Romberg, Jean Schwartz, Abner Silver, Dave Stamper, John Stromberg, Harry Tierney, Harry von Tilzer, Egbert van Alstyne, Harry Warren, Percy Wenrich, and Gus Williams.

16 linear ft. (16 boxes, ca. 1,400 items)

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Levi, Maurice.

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Friml, Rudolf, 1879-1972

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Charles Rudolf Friml was born on Dec. 7, 1879 in Prague, Czechoslovakia; studied composition with Antonín Dvořák and piano with Josef Jiránek at the Prague Conservatory (1900-3); was accompanist for the violinist Jan Kubelík on tours of Europe and the US (1900-6); settled in the US in 1906, performing his First piano concerto with Walter Damrosch and the New York Symphony Orchestra; gained a reputation for his keyboard improvisations, character pieces, lyrical salon dances, etudes, violin a...

Stromberg, John, 1853-1902

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Moss, George H.

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Howard, Joseph E. (Joseph Edgar), 1878-1961

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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 ...

Monaco, James V., 1885-1945

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Epithet: composer British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001305.0x0001ed Composer of "You made me love you" and other songs. From the description of Autograph card signed : [New York], to Irene [Gallagher], [192-]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270907060 ...

Hein, Silvio, 1879-1928

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Composer of operettas. From the description of Autograph card signed : [New York], to Irene [Gallagher], 1922 Sept. 14. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270924814 ...

Porter, Cole, 1891-1964

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Cole Albert Porter was born on June 9, 1891 in Peru, IN; born into wealth, he spent most of the 1920s in Europe; became composer and lyricist for the Broadway musical theatre; his hit shows included: Fifty million Frenchmen (1929), Gay divorcé (1932), Anything goes (1934), Leave it to me (1938), DuBarry was a lady (1939), Kiss me, Kate (1948) and Can-can (1953); he composed such songs as: You do something to me, Night and day, I get a kick out of you, Anything goes, I love Paris, Let's do it, B...

Romberg, Sigmund, 1887-1951

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Sigmund Romberg, prolific American composer and conductor of Hungarian birth, born Nagykanizsa, July 29, 1887; died New York, Nov. 9, 1951 who wrote over 70 operettas and 2,000 songs. From the description of Sigmund Romberg collection 1918-1950 1920-1940 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130015 ...

Kern, Jerome, 1885-1945

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Jerome Kern (1885-1945) was an American composer and lyricist whose work included numerous musical theater productions. From the guide to the Jerome Kern sheet music, 1904-1946., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Jerome Kern, composer. Dorothy Fields, Ira Gershwin, Otto Harbach, Johnny Mercer, Oscar Hammerstein II, and P.G. Wodehouse, lyricists. Jeffrey Hatcher, librettist. Howard Lindsay and Allan Scott, authors of s...

Wenrich, Percy, 1887-1952

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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...

Gumble, Albert, 1883-1946

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Herbert, Victor, 1859-1924

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Composed 1884-85. First performance Stuttgart, 8 December 1885, the composer as soloist.--Cf. Fleisher Collection. From the description of 1st concerto for violoncello, op. 8 / by Victor Herbert. [1965?] (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 50216538 Victor Herbert (1859-1924) cellist, co-founder of the American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP), conductor and composer is best known as the composer of light operas such as Babes in Toyland...

Silver, Abner, 1899-1966

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Robyn, Alfred G.

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Warren, Harry

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"Harry Warren, was born Salvatore Guaragna Warren, on December 24th, 1893 in Brooklyn, New York (died 22 September 1981, Los Angeles, California, USA.) One of the most important of all the popular film composers, Warren is probably best remembered for the innovative 30s film musicals he scored with lyricist Al Dubin. A son of Italian immigrants, from a family of 12, Warren taught himself to play accordion and piano, and joined a touring carnival show in his teens. Later, he worked in a variety o...

Rodgers, Richard, 1902-1979

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Richard Rodgers (1920-1979) was an American composer well-known for his collaborations with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein. Rodgers began writing music at the young age of 14 and went on to compose for both theatrical productions and films including Oklahoma, The King and I, The sound of music, and South Pacific. From the guide to the Richard Rodgers sheet music, 1920-1958., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Compos...

Van Alstyne, Egbert, 1882-1951

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Edwards, Gus, 1879-1945

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Composer of "School days" and other songs. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [193-?]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906679 ...

Fall, Leo, 1873-1925

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Austrian composer. From the description of [Album leaf] : autograph manuscript. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270561461 ...

Schwartz, Jean, 1878-1956

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Composer of "Mr. Dooley" and the music for "The passing show of 1912" and other music. From the description of Autograph note on music paper, signed : [n.p.], [19]40 Dec. 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270910491 ...

Burke, Joe

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Stamper, Dave

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Tierney, Harry, 1890-1965

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Hubbell, Raymond

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Donaldson, Walter, 1893-1947

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Composer of "Mammy" and "My buddy" and other songs. From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], to Irene [Gallagher], 1921 May. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906674 Epithet: comedian? British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001149.0x000245 ...

Caryll, Ivan, 1861-1921

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Composer of "My beautiful lady" and "Wait till the cows come home." From the description of Autograph card signed : [n.p.], [n.d.]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270906660 ...

Williams, Gus

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Gershwin, George, 1898-1937

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George Gershwin (1898-1973) was an American pianist and composer well-known for his collaborations with older brother Ira Gershwin. George Gershwin's work included musical theater, opera, most notably Porgy and Bess, and other classical compositions. From the guide to the George Gershwin sheet music, 1918-1946., (Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) George Gershwin, composer. Ira Gershwin, lyricist. Ken Ludwig, librettist...

Meyer, George W., 1884-1959

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Hirsch, Louis A. (Louis Achille), 1881-1924

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Cohan, George M.

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Entertainer. From the description of Scripts of George M. Cohan, 1933-1934. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79455917 From the description of George M. Cohan play scripts, 1928, undated. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71208762 Dramatic author, composer, manager, and actor. From the description of Letter to Elizabeth Freeman, 1920. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 122510230 American composer. ...

Von Tilzer, Harry, 1872-1946

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Harry Von Tilzer (b. July 8, 1872 in Goshen, Indiana; d. January 10, 1946 in New York) was a songwriter, music publisher and performer. The family name was Gumm, but Harry added "Von" to his mother's maiden name to use as a professional pseudonym. His other brothers, with the exception of H. Harold, followed suit. At an early age, he worked in a circus and medicine show as a singer and tumbler. He performed his own songs on the vaudeville circuit and published his first song in 1892...

Fisher, Fred, 1875-1942

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Hoffmann, Max, 1873-1963

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