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Irene M. Giblin  (1888-1974)
Quoting from the Arcadian Press sheet notes: "Just graduated from high school, Irene Giblin (1888-1974) of St. Louis, Missouri, got a job as a salesperson/pianist in the music department of a St. Louis department store. There, she showcased new music - rags, etc. - for the store's customers. It seems natural, in this environment that she would try creating some music of her own.
Irene Giblin wrote, and published, nine rags, starting in 1905 with "Chicken Chowder" (her favourite).
Like many other women ragtime composers, Irene Giblin gave up her career in music to raise a family. However, she never lost in music nor stopped playing the piano. According to her son, Ed O'Brien: "She was an extremely talented pianist and played all types of music extremely well, but it was obvious that the ragtime type of music was her first love".
List of Irene M. Giblin's works.
Further reading, "Let's remember Irene Giblin!" by Jean Huling in The Ragtimer (Sep./Oct. 1983).

Sheet Music:

  1.  [§] The Aviator Rag (1910), Descant/Treble/Tenor/Tenor/Bass/Great Bass(Bass) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
  2.  [§] Black Feather Two Step (1908), Descant/Treble/Tenor/Tenor/Bass/Great Bass(Bass) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
  3.  [§] Chicken Chowder (1905), Treble/Tenor/Tenor/Tenor/Bass/Great Bass(Bass) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
  4.  [§] Chicken Chowder Rag (1905), Sopranino/Descant/Treble/Tenor/Bass
  5.  [§] Columbia (1910), Descant/Treble/Tenor/Tenor+Bass/Bass/Great Bass(Bass) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
  6.  [§] The Dixie Rag (1913), Treble/Tenor/Tenor/Bass/Great Bass(Bass) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
  7.  [§] Ketchup (1910), Descant/Treble/Tenor/Tenor/Bass/Great Bass(Bass) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
  8.  [§] Pickaninny (1908), Descant/Treble(Tenor)/Tenor/Tenor/Bass/Great Bass(Bass) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
  9.  [§] Sleepy Lou (1906), Treble/Tenor/Tenor/Tenor/Bass/Great Bass(Bass) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
  10.  [§] Sleepy Lou (1906), Sopranino/Descant/Tenor/Bass
  11.  [§] Soap Suds (1906), Treble/Tenor/Tenor/Tenor+Bass/Bass/Great Bass(Bass) dbe15.gifmp315.gif
12. More sheet music at the Amazons
13. More sheet music at Ditty Box Enterprises
Irene M. Giblin , biography and list of works by "Perfessor" Bill Edwards
Recorder Music CDs:
cd15.gif The Bremen Recorder Touring Company on "Recorder Ceilidh 2000, BRTC" dbe15.gif
Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif "Perfessor" Bill Edwards on "Whipped Cream Rag" 
cd15.gif Virginia Eskin on "Fluffy Ruffle Girls: Women in Ragtime" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Nancy Fierro on "Rags And Riches" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Meg Graf on "Eatin' Time -- A Ragtime Feast" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Various Artists on "From Ragtime to Jazz Vol. 3: 1902-1923" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Jelly Roll Morton on "The Original Mr. Jelly Lord" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Squeek Steele on "Ragtime Volume One" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Turpintyme Ragsters on "Chicken Chowder" flag15us.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15es.gif