Sidney Homer


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(b Boston, Mass., 1864; d Winter Park, Fla., 1953). Amer. composer. Taught harmony and counterpoint, New Eng. Cons., Boston, 1893–1900. Married cont. Louise Beatty, 1895. Wrote about 100 songs, among them Bandanna Ballads (which incl. The Banjo Song) and The Song of the Shirt. Wrote org. sonata (1922), pf. quintet (1932), and str. qt. (1937).

From The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music in Oxford Reference.

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