Dan Emmett

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Born: 29 October 1815

Died: 28 June 1904


Daniel Decatur Emmett was a songwriter and performer in the "blackface" minstrel tradition, born and died in Ohio.

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List of choral works

  • Dixie (contested authorship)
  • Early in the Mornin'
  • Polly Wolly Doodle
  • Old Dan Tucker
  • The Boatman's Dance
  • The Road to Richmond
  • Turkey in the Straw (contested authorship)
  • Walk Along, John

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  • The Drummer's and Fifer's Guide Or Self Instructor Containing a Plain and Easy Introduction of the Rudimental Principles for the Drum and Fife to Which Are Added Marches, Quicksteps, Side-Beats, Troops, Retreats, Signals, Calls, Etc. With Explanatory… (1862)

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