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Richard Felton Outcault

Richard Felton Outcault (; January 14, 1863 – September 25, 1928) was an American cartoonist. He was the creator of the series The Yellow Kid and Buster Brown, and is considered a key pioneer of the modern comic strip.

Birth and Death Data: Born January 14, 1863 (Lancaster), Died September 25, 1928 (Flushing)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1909 - 1917

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-8384 10-in. 11/17/1909 Happy li'l Sal Elizabeth Wheeler Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  
Edison 5291 10-in. 1/15/1917 Happy li'l Sal Margaret Hellar Female vocal solo, with orchestra lyricist  


Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Outcault, Richard Felton," accessed May 21, 2022,

Outcault, Richard Felton. (2022). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved May 21, 2022, from

"Outcault, Richard Felton." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2022. Web. 21 May 2022.

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