Irene M. Giblin

Irene Marie Giblin (August 12, 1888 – May 12, 1974), also known as Irene Giblin O'Brien, was an American pianist and composer of ragtime. She published a total of ten pieces between 1905 and 1911. Her song "Chicken Chowder" of 1905 was her biggest success.

Birth and Death Data: Born August 12, 1888 (St. Louis), Died May 12, 1974 (St. Louis)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1906 - 1910

Roles Represented in DAHR: composer

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-3291 10-in. 4/16/1906 Chicken chowder Victor Orchestra Orchestra composer  
Columbia 3591 10-in. ca. Jan.-Mar. 1907 Chicken chowder Ossman-Dudley Trio Instrumental trio composer  


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