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A. Baldwin Sloane

(1872—1925)

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E. Ray Goetz

E. Ray Goetz  

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(1886–1954), producer and lyricist.Born in Buffalo, New York, he began to write lyrics and sometimes melodies for Broadway shows in 1910, when he set words to A. Baldwin Sloan's ...
Edgar Smith

Edgar Smith  

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(1857–1938), librettist and lyricist.The Brooklyn native was the author of some 150 works to reach Broadway. He began his career as an actor, then briefly turned playwright, collaborating on ...
Harry B. Smith

Harry B. Smith  

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(b. Buffalo, NY, 28 Dec. 1861; d. Atlantic City, NJ, 2 Jan. 1936)Librettist, lyricist and adapter. A Chicago journalist, he teamed up with composer Reginald De Koven to emulate ...
operetta and fairy tales

operetta and fairy tales  

Operetta is a form of opera in which the style is essentially light-hearted with tuneful music. The translation from Italian is ‘little opera’, indicating that in the 18th century short ...
Sloane, A. (Alfred) Baldwin

Sloane, A. (Alfred) Baldwin (1872–1925)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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2005
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Literature
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218 words

The most prolific Broadway composer at the turn of the century, Sloane scored some two dozen New York musicals between

Sloane, A[lfred] Baldwin

Sloane, A[lfred] Baldwin (1872–1925)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Theatre (3 ed.)

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2004
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Performing arts, Theatre
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155 words

The most prolific songwriter for musical comedies at the turn of the century, he wrote the scores for no fewer

Sloane, A[lfred] Baldwin

Sloane, A[lfred] Baldwin (1872–1925)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the American Musical

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2009
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Performing arts, Music
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141 words

(1872–1925).

Stage composer. A prolific Broadway songwriter little remembered today, he scored nearly thirty musicals in a

Wizard of Oz

Wizard of Oz  

Character in children's books by L. Frank Baum.

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