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)