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Famous names in minstrelsy

p. 270-284 In:
Marks, Edward B.
Liebling, Abbott J.
They all sang : From Tony Pastor to Rudy Vallee
As told to Abbott J. Liebling by Edward B. Marks
New York: Viking Press, 1934

The above item has biographical information on:

  Bryant, Dan [Daniel Webster] (b. 1833 d. 1875)   minstrel show musician, manager
  Carter, Billy (a. 1893)   banjo
  Collyer, Dan (a. 1885)   singer
  Converse, Frank B. (b. 1837 d. 1903)   banjo, teacher
  Cushman, Frank   singer
  Emerson, Billy (b. 1846 d. 1902)   minstrel performer
  Evans, George "Honey Boy" (b. 1870 d. 1915)   cast, composer
  Fagan, Barney (b. 1850 d. 1937)   cast, choreographer
  Foster, Stephen Collins (b. 1826 d. 1864)   bass guitar, composer
  Foy, Eddie (b. 1854 d. 1928)   cast, dancer
  Frothingham, George B. (b. 1844 d. 1920)   cast, minstrel performer
  Guy, George R.   manager
  Harrigan, Ned [Edward] (Green) (b. 1844 d. 1911)   playwright, actor
  Hart, Tony (b. 1855 d. 1891)   actor, cast
  Haverly, J.H. [Jack] (b. 1837 d. 1901)   minstrel show manager
  Howard, Frank (b. 1833)   composer
  Huntley, William A. (a. 1882)   composer, banjo
  Jolson, Al (b. >1886 d. 1950)   cast, composer
  Kersands, Billy [William] (b. 1842 d. 1915)   minstrel performer
  Kneass, Nelson (b. 1823 d. 1868)   composer, leader
  Leavitt, M.B. [Mike]   manager, producer
  Leonard, Eddie (b. 1875 d. 1941)   cast, composer
  Mack, Andrew (b. 1971 d. 1931)   cast, composer
  Metz, Theodore August (b. 1848 d. 1936)   composer, vaudeville entertainer
  Olcott, Chauncey (b. 1858)   cast, composer
  Pastor, Tony [Antonio] (b. 1837 d. 1908)   impresario, singer
  Primrose, George H. (b. 1853 d. 1919)   minstrel, negro minstrel
  Shattuck, Charles F.   minstrel bass, arranger
  West, William H. (b. 1853 d. 1902)   minstrel, clog dancer
  Wilson, Francis (b. 1854 d. 1935)   cast, comic opera star
  Winter, Banks   writer, singer

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