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Emma Carus (1879–1927)

Emma Carus a beautiful and highly well-known contralto singing star who was in the cast of the original Ziegfeld Follies, frequently sang in vaudeville and Broadway theatre's in many musical dramas, appearing in 'Rally Round the Flag' at the Union Square Theatre in 1897. She appeared in only one film as herself in a short with some of the most ... See full bio »

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Stage Play: The Hall of Fame. Musical. Music by A. Baldwin Sloane. Book by Sydney Rosenfeld. Lyrics by George V. Hobart. Additional music by Mae A. Sloane, Henry Waller, Raymond Browne and Billy Johnson. Additional lyrics by Robert Cole and Theodore M. Morse. Musical Director: Genaro Saldierna. Scenic Design by St. John Lewis. Costume ... See more »

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According to Ray Faiola in his commentary on the DVD of Alexander's Ragtime Band (1938), Emma Carus was the vaudeville performer responsible for making the song "Alexander's Ragtime Band" a huge hit for Irving Berlin. Berlin had first introduced the song in 1911 at a Friars Club frolic where it was only politely received. It took the great singing verve of Emma Carus to make the song a big hit, ... See more »

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