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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)


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Emmett, Daniel Decatur," accessed May 8, 2021,

Emmett, Daniel Decatur. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 8, 2021, from

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

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