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Wallace Irwin

Wallace Irwin (March 15, 1875 – February 14, 1959) was an American writer. Over the course of his long career, Irwin wrote humorous sketches, light verse, screenplays, short stories, novels, nautical lays, aphorisms, journalism, political satire, lyrics for Broadway musicals, and the libretto for an opera. His novel The Julius Caesar Murder Case (1935) represents a subgenre within detective fiction, the mystery novel set in antiquity.

Birth and Death Data: Born March 15, 1875, Died February 14, 1959

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1907

Roles Represented in DAHR: lyricist

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Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor B-4985 10-in. 12/31/1907 Wouldn't you like to have me for a sweetheart? Ada Jones ; Billy Murray Female-male vocal duet, with orchestra lyricist  


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"Irwin, Wallace." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 14 July 2024.

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