Sylvester A. Legg  (1855-1927)
Last updated: 22.10.21
According to the Internet source given below, Sylvester Legg was born in St. Louis, Missouri about 1857. He owned a Kansas City music store together with his brother, Edward N. Legg. He was also an organist and by 1897 had played at the Cathedral in Kansas City for 17 years.
Writing under the pseudonym of G.O. Lang, his In the Shadow of the Pines (1897) sold more than 100,000 copies.

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Sylvester A. Legg  (1855-1927) has at least 2 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
b007wmx0mo_m.jpgIn the Shadow of the Pines
Music by: Sylvester A. Legg.
Words by: Hattie Lummis
Perf. by: Frank Walcott
Publisher: Legg Brothers
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Printed: 1895. Sheet Music.
b004cf9l8g_m.jpgPlum Polka
Music by: Sylvester A. Legg.
Publisher: Legg Brothers
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Printed: 1893. Sheet Music 3 pages.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 15 works by Sylvester A. Legg (1855-1927). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
Title Year Attribution Remarks
General Grant's Funeral March 1885 as H.O. Lang  wvicon.gif
Lemon Waltz 1891 as H.O. Lang  wvicon.gif
Dreaming of Home 1892 Eugene Field (words)  wvicon.gif
Plum Polka 1893 as H.O. Lang  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Just Around the Corner 1894 A F Brodie (co-author)  wvicon.gif
In the Shadow of the Pines 1895 Hattie Lummis (words)
Clara J. Lampman (perf. by)
Frank Walcott (perf. by)
as H.O. Lang
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Dreams of Old Kentucky 1897 as H.O. Lang  wvicon.gif
Let the Bug Hop 1902 as H.O. Lang  wvicon.gif
Apricot Schottische ? as H.O. Lang  wvicon.gif
Ben Bolt ? as H.O. Lang  wvicon.gif
Damson March ? as H.O. Lang  wvicon.gif
Father Hear Us ? as H.O. Lang  wvicon.gif
Grape Galop ? as H.O. Lang  wvicon.gif
Say Not Goodbye ? Hattie Lummis (words)
as H.O. Lang
Sun Will Shine Again, The ? Mrs. Donnie Gould (words)
as H.O. Lang