Posted by Ron Filion on Saturday, March 11, 2006 at 16:45:54 :
In Reply to: Songs (c. 1906-1910) about earthquake posted by Linda on Saturday, March 11, 2006 at 01:44:07 :
: I'd like info (lyrics, sheet music, songtitles, or just anecdotes about)
: songs that might have been been written and/or become somewhat popular
: right after the 1906 earthquake, about the event.
Although I am sure there were quite more, there are a couple of entries at Bancroft Library's current page on the 1906 earthquake:
Look under the topics, "Popular music 1901-1910" and "San Francisco (Calif.)--Songs and music"
Two of the titles they have:
The stricken city words by Ella Wheeler Wilcox; music by F. Fanciulli
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler, 1906
Firemen March, by Paul R. Godeska
April 18, 1906
The San Francisco Performing Arts Library & Museum may have a list already put together:
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