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Nugent, Maude (1873 - 1958), singer, composer

William Brooks and Pamela Fox

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online April 0006 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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(b Brooklyn, NY, 12 Jan 1873 or 1874; d New York, 3 June 1958). American singer and composer. She began her career in vaudeville, achieving tremendous success in 1896 with her song Sweet Rosie O’Grady, which became the archetypal waltz ballad of the 1890s. Over the next few years Nugent’s songs included Mamie Reilly (1897), I can’t forget you, honey (1899) and Somebody wants you (1909), but none

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