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Maurice Wolfe Musical Compositions

 Collection
Identifier: B305

Maurice Wolfe was a songwriter, music and lyrics, in the first half of the 1900s. He was born in Denver, Colorado, October 13, 1888 and was a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. According to his daughter, the song "When you were six and I was ten" was written about Maurice and Lily and their childhood in Cripple Creek in the 1890s. The collection consists of 101 songs written by Maurice Wolfe. The songs illustrate music written by a Jewish composer and lyricist during the first half of the twentieth century.

Dates

  • 1909-1966

Creator

Extent

1 Linear Feet (Flat box 16 x 12 x 3 inches)

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a leather notebook with "Original Music and By Maurice Wolfe" containing 101 handwritten and published musical compositions with lyrics dating from 1909 to 1966. The songs illustrate music written by a Jewish composer and lyricist during the first half of the twentieth century.

Biographical / Historical

Maurice Wolfe was a songwriter in the first half of the 1900s. He was born in Denver, Colorado, October 13, 1888 and was a member of the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. The collection consists of a notebook with 101 published songs written by Maurice Wolfe from 1909 to 1966.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in one series: Musical Compositions, 1909-1966.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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