Bessie Davis
Last updated: 08.07.23
p_davisbessie.jpgAll that can presently (December 2022) be gleaned about Bessie Davis from sheet music covers and by Internet searching is that she was presumably an American actress/singer who has been featured on 4 works published between 1896 and 1900.
Her portrait on the left is taken from The Dixie Kid (1900) music by Adam Geibel, and published by White-Smith Music Publishing Co., Boston, Massachusetts, USA.
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif Kentucky Babe (1896) A. Geibel (music)
Buck, Richard Henry (words)
Bessie Davis (perf.)
Piano, Voice Indiana wvicon.gif
This list is arranged by composer and contains 4 works performed by Bessie Davis who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m) ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
perf15.jpg On the Banks of the Wabash, Far Away (1897) Paul Dresser(w&m) Vernon Archibald (perf.)
Annie Carter (perf.)
Bessie Davis (perf.)
perf15.jpg Kentucky Babe (1896) Adam Geibel Richard Henry Buck (words)
Bessie Davis (perf.)
Isadore Rush (perf.)
perf15.jpg Suwanee Shore (1898), The Adam Geibel Bessie Davis (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg Dixie Kid (1900), The Adam Geibel Bessie Davis (perf.) Pub.