Dan Emmett biography

Dan Emmett

Songwriter, Composer

1815 – 1904

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Who was Dan Emmett?

Daniel Decatur "Dan" Emmett was an American songwriter, entertainer, and founder of the first troupe of the blackface minstrel tradition.

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Born
Oct 29, 1815
Mount Vernon
Also known as
  • Daniel Decatur Emmett
  • Emmett, Daniel Decatur
Religion
  • Catholicism
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Died
Jun 28, 1904

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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