Sibyl Sanderson Fagan (1895-1974)
Last updated: 01.06.22
p_faganss.jpgQuoting from several Internet sources:
Sibyl Sanderson Fagan was a whistler born in Springfield, Ohio.
She was one of a number of whistling acts who were briefly popular in the early years of the recording industry. She recorded as early as 1917 for Columbia and also for Okeh, Edison & Victor, recording as late as 1924 before falling out of fashion.

She died in Arlington Heights, Illinois.
  Title Composer Instruments/Issue
  MP3 File(s)
audioextmp315.gif The Bird and the Saxophone F.W. Hager Edison Blue Amberol: 4297
audioextmp315.gif Alabamy Cradle Song G. Kahn Edison Blue Amberol: 5156
audioextmp315.gif Sometime G. Kahn Edison Blue Amberol: 5119
audioextmp315.gif Luxembourg Waltz F. Lehár Edison Blue Amberol: 3826
audioextmp315.gif Serenata Narcissus M. Moszkowski Edison Blue Amberol: 3774
audioextmp315.gif By the Babbling Brook J. Ringleben Edison Blue Amberol: 3807
audioextmp315.gif A Spring Morning J. Ringleben Edison Gold Moulded Record: 8838
audioextmp315.gif Melody in F A. Rubinstein Edison Blue Amberol: 3723
audioextmp315.gif Simplicity J.S. Zamecnik Edison Blue Amberol: 3674
This list is arranged by composer and contains 9 works performed by Sibyl Sanderson Fagan who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
perf15.jpg Bird and the Saxophone (1921), The Frederick W. Hager Justin. Ringleben (co-author)
Sibyl Sanderson Fagan (perf.)
William Scotti (perf.)
perf15.jpg Alabamy Cradle Song (1925) Gus Kahn Arthur Frederic Otis (co-author)
E.A. van Alstyne (co-author)
Sibyl Sanderson Fagan (perf.)
perf15.jpg Sometime (1925) Gus Kahn Ted Fiorito (co-author)
Sibyl Sanderson Fagan (perf.)
perf15.jpg Luxembourg Waltz (1919) Ferencz Lehár Sibyl Sanderson Fagan (perf.)
perf15.jpg Serenata Narcissus (1919) Moritz Moszkowski Sibyl Sanderson Fagan (perf.) audioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg By the Babbling Brook (1919) Justin Ringleben F.W. Hager (co-author)
Sibyl Sanderson Fagan (perf.)
Lewis James (perf.)
perf15.jpg Spring Morning (1920), A Justin Ringleben Sibyl Sanderson Fagan (perf.) audioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg Melody in F (1909) Anton Rubinstein Sibyl Sanderson Fagan (perf.) wvicon.gifaudioextmp315.gif
perf15.jpg Simplicity (1916) John Stepan Zamecnik Sodero's Band (perf.)
Sibyl Sanderson Fagan (perf.)