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According to the Internet source given below, Theodore F. Morse was an American composer, born in Washington, D.C., and writer of songs and scores for stage shows. He studied piano and violin privately and was educated at the Maryland Military Academy. He broke off his studies aged only 14 and absconded to New York to work in a music business. He sold his first song at 15 years old and had set up his own publishing enterprise by the time he was 24. Today his remembered best for his Blue Bell (1904), M-O-T-H-E-R (1915), Down In Jungle Town (1908) and Hail, Hail, The Gang's All Here (1917). His score for Hurray For Baffin Bay (1903) metaphormosed decades later into the blockbuster film, The Wizard of Oz. Of ragtime interest id his Another Rag (1911). He died in New York.
List of Theodore F. Morse's works.
Sheet music at the Amazons
Further sheet music at DBE: ON HOLD
Ragtime Music CDs:
"Perfessor" Bill Edwards on "Perfessor Bill Sings Volume 2"
James Reese Europe on "James Reese Europe's 369th US Infantry Hell FightersBand" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s)
Various Artists on "Real Ragtime" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s)
Joan Reynolds on "Deep Hollow" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s)
St. Louis Ragtimers on "Full Steam Ahead and Loaded Up!"