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 1939

Witmark, Isidore
Goldberg, Isaac
The story of the house of Witmark : From ragtime to swingtime
By Isidore Witmark and Isaac Goldberg
New York: Lee Furman, Inc., 1939


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  Aborn, Milton (b. 1864 d. 1933)   impresario
  Aborn, Sargent (b. 1866)   operatic manager
  Ade, George (b. 1866)   author, dramatist
  Anderson, Will R. (a. 1918)   composer, lyricist
  Andino, Julian (b. 1854 d. 1926)   composer, concertmaster
  Ball, Ernest R. (b. 1878 d. 1927)   composer, songwriter
  Bangs, John Kendrick (a. 1906)   author, librettist
  Baum, Frank Lyman (b. 1856)   author, dramatist
  Bendix, Theodore (b. 1863 d. 1935)   composer, music director
  Benrimo, J. Harry (a. late)   director, playwright
  Bernard, Sam (b. 1863 a. 1896-1927)   comedian
  Bloom, Sol (b. 1870 d. 1949 a. 1892)   publisher
  Bratton, John Walter (b. 1867 d. 1947)   songwriter
  Burleigh, Henry Thacker (b. 1866 d. 1949)   composer, singer
  Carle, Richard (b. 1871 d. 1941)   cast, choreographer
  Cohan, George M. [George Michael] (b. 1878 d. 1942)   author, cast
  Cook, Will Marion (b. 1869 d. 1944)   composer, director
  Dailey, Peter F. (b. 1863 d. 1951)   actor, cast
  De Leath, Vaughn (b. 1897 d. 1943)   radio crooner, vocals
  Douglas, Charles Noel (a. 1897)   librettist, lyricist
  Dressler, Marie (b. 1869 d. 1934)   actress, cast
  Dunbar, Paul Laurence (b. 1872 d. 1906)   librettist, lyricist
  Edwards, Gus (b. 1879 d. 1945)   cast, composer
  Edwards, Julian (b. 1855 d. 1910)   composer, conductor
  Evans, Charles (a. 1890s)   entertainer
  Fairbanks, Douglas (b. 1883)   actor
  Feldman, Bert (a. 1912)   publisher
  Fields, Benny (b. 1894 d. 1959)   cast, clarinet
  Ford, Walter (a. 1890s)   songwriter
  Frey, Hugo (b. 1873 d. 1952)   composer, music director
  Frohman, Charles (b. 1860 d. 1940)   producer, theater manager
  Graham, Charles (a. 19th century )   composer
  Hager, Frederick W. (b. 1874 d. 1958)   ragtime piano, composer
  Hambitzer, Charles (a. 1916)   composer, musician
  Harbach, Otto Abels (b. 1878 d. 1963)   author, composer
  Harney, Ben [Benjamin Robertson] (b. 1871 d. 1938)   ragtime piano, songwriter
  Hart, Harry (a. 1900)   publisher
  Held, Anna (b. 1873 d. 1918)   actress, cast
  Helf, J. Fred (b. 1870)   composer, lyricist
  Herbert, Victor (August) (b. 1859 d. 1924)   composer, conductor
  Hermanson, Herman   orchestra leader
  Hilliam, Bentley Collingwood (b. 1890 d. 1968)   author, baritone sax
  Hindley, Thomas (a. 1890s active: 1908)   composer, conductor
  Hitchcock, Raymond (b. 1865 d. 1929)   cast, librettist
  Hoey, William F. (a. 1890s)   cast, entertainer
  Hoffman, Max (b. 1873 d. 1963)   composer, conductor
  Hoschna, Karl L. (b. 1877 d. 1911)   composer, oboe
  Howard, Willie (b. 1886 d. 1949)   cast, lyricist
  Huneker, James Gibbons (b. 1857 d. 1921)   critic, essayist
  Janssen, Werner (b. 1899 d. 1990)   composer, conductor
  Johnson, J. Rosamond [John Rosamund] (b. 1873 d. 1954)   composer, singer
  Johnson, James Weldon (b. 1871 d. 1938)   composer, lyricist
  Klein, Charles (b. 1867 a. 1896-1898)   dramatist
  Klein, Hermann (b. 1856 d. 1934)   critic, lyricist
  Langey, Otto (b. 1851 d. 1922)   cello, composer
  Loraine, William (a. 1902)   composer
  Luders, Gustav (Carl) (b. 1865 d. 1913)   composer, music director
  Mandel, Frank (b. 1884 d. 1958)   author, director
  Mann, Louis (b. 1865 d. 1931)   actor, dramatist
  McGhie, John (b. 1867)   music director, piano
  Mullaly, William   arranger
  Nielsen, Alice (b. 1876 d. 1943)   cast, soprano
  Olcott, Chauncey (b. 1858)   cast, composer
  Penn, Arthur A. (b. 1875 d. 1941)   composer, director
  Perkins, Ray (b. 1896 d. 1969)   composer, lyricist
  Pixley, Frank R. (b. 1867 d. 1919)   librettist, lyricist
  Pronier, Al   arranger
  Recker, Robert (a. 1890s active: 1905)   composer, leader of the London Theater Orchestra
  Robyn, Alfred George (b. 1860 d. 1935)   composer, piano
  Roma, Caro (b. 1869 d. 1937)   cast, composer
  Romberg, Sigmund (b. 1887 d. 1951)   cast, composer
  Rosey, George (b. 1864 d. 1936)   composer, librettist
  Salzer, Gus [Gustav] (d. 1934 a. 1905)   composer
  Sanford, Harold (b. 1879 d. 1945)   violin, arranger
  Santley, Joseph (b. 1890 d. 1971)   actor, author
  Schumann-Heink, Ernestine (b. 1861)   cast, contralto
  Shattuck, Charles F.   minstrel bass, arranger
  Stromberg, John [Honey] (b. 1853 d. 1902)   songwriter
  Tours, Frank E. (b. 1877 d. 1963)   composer, lyricist
  Trinkhaus, George J. (b. 1878 d. 1960)   composer, music director
  Vallee, Rudy (b. 1901 d. 1986)   bandleader, cast
  Vogler, Julius   orchestra leader, arranger
  Von Tilzer, Harry (b. 1872 d. 1946)   cast, composer
  Warfield, David (b. 1866)   actor, cast
  Weber, Joe [Morris] (b. 1867 d. 1942)   actor, producer
  Weslyn, Louis [Woozy] (b. 1875 d. 1936)   vaudeville entertainer, songwriter
  Wilder, Marshall Pinckney (b. 1859 d. 1915)   raconteur, vaudeville comedian
  Witmark, Adolph (d. 1926)   publisher
  Witmark, Frank   composer
  Witmark, Isidore (b. 1869 d. 1941)   composer, publisher
  Witmark, Jay   publisher
  Witmark, Julius P. (d. 1929)   singer, publisher
  Witmark, Julius P. (b. 1903)   publisher
  Witmark, Marcus (d. 1910)   publisher
  Yorke, Harold Emerson (b. 1893 d. 1971)   lyricist
  Young, Rida Johnson (b. 1869 d. 1926)   author, librettist

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