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Daniel Decatur Emmett

Daniel Decatur Emmett (October 29, 1815 – June 28, 1904) was an American songwriter, entertainer, and founder of the first troupe of the blackface minstrel tradition, the Virginia Minstrels.

Birth and Death Data: Born October 29th, 1815, Died June 28th, 1904

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1896 - 1940

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer, lyricist

Recordings (Results 51-53 of 53 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Edison 4659 10-in. 4/13/1916 Dixie Metropolitan Mixed Chorus Mixed vocal ensemble, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Edison 6709 10-in. 4/7/1919 From the land of the sky-blue water Frieda Hempel Soprano vocal solo and vocal chorus, with orchestra composer, lyricist  
Vocalion 13307 10-in. June 1924 Dixie Uncle "Am" Stuart Fiddle (violin) solo composer  
(Results 51-53 of 53 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Emmett, Daniel Decatur," accessed May 8, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104033.

Emmett, Daniel Decatur. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 8, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104033.

"Emmett, Daniel Decatur." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 8 May 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/104033

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