Thomas P. Westendorf (1848-1923)
Last updated: 27.04.22
Thomas Paine Westendorf is best known as the songwriter of the eternally beloved I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen (1875) which he wrote for his wife, Jennie.
He was born of German parents in Virginia of German parents and was at the Indiana House of Refuge for Juvenile Offenders in Hendricks County, Indiana when the song was written.
Printings of his works over the previous almost 150 years have given a bewildering variety of attributions including T. P. Westendorf, T. Westendorf, T.P. Westendorf, T.P.Westendorf, Th. P. Westendorf, Thomas P. Westen Dorf, Thomas P. Westendorfer, Thomas P. Westendorp, Thomas P. Westerdorf, Thomas Westendorf, Thos. Westendorf, Trad., Westendorf, Westendorff, Westerndorf and simply Westondorp.
  Title Instruments Performers
       
  Midi File(s)   Sequencer(s)
audiomidi15.gif I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen Midi Frank Petersohn
     Title Attribution Remarks
       
url15.gif I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen Thomas Paine Westendorf (words & music)
John McCormack (perf.)
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif Apple Blossoms Polka (1879) T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif Birth of the Flowers (1880) T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Bounding Ball Polka (1881) T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Child's Dream (1880) T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Daddy Longlegs March (1880) T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Dimpled Cheek (1884) T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Don't Count Your Chickens Before They are Hatched (1882) T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Dream of Joy (1880) T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Floating Zephyr (1880) T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen T.P. Westendorf (words & music)
Piano Monologues wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen (1875) T.P. Westendorf (words & music) Piano, Voice IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Little Footsteps March (1879) T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP wvicon.gif
pdf15.gif  Little Tin Trumpet (1883), The T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Out on the Lake (1877) T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Papa's Delight (1879) T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
pdf15.gif Play Day (1880) T.P. Westendorf (music) Piano IMSLP Pub.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 20 works by Thomas Paine Westendorf (1848-1923). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER pdf15.gif (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
       
I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen (w&m) 1875 John McCormack (perf.)
Kate Smith (perf.)
Mark Fisher (perf.)
Dick Jergens (perf.)
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Out on the Lake 1877  Pub.
Apple Blossoms Polka 1879  wvicon.gif
Bye Baby Buntin' 1879
Little Footsteps March 1879  wvicon.gif
Papa's Delight 1879  Pub.
Birth of the Flowers 1880  Pub.
Child's Dream 1880  Pub.
Daddy Longlegs March 1880  Pub.
Dream of Joy 1880  Pub.
Floating Zephyr 1880  Pub.
Play Day 1880  Pub.
Bounding Ball Polka 1881  Pub.
De Little Cabins All Am Empty Now 1881
De Ole Home Am Gone 1882
Don't Count Your Chickens Before They are Hatched 1882  Pub.
I'll Nebber Leave Old Dixie Land Again 1882
Me Be Like Mellican Man 1882
Little Tin Trumpet, The 1883  Pub.
Dimpled Cheek 1884  Pub.