Thomas S. Allen

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Cover of sheet music published in 1923.

Thomas S. Allen (1876, Natick, Massachusetts – 1919, Boston, Massachusetts), an early figure in Tin Pan Alley, was an American vaudeville composer, manager, and violinist.[1]

Popular songs[edit]

In 1902, his popular fusion of schottische and ragtime, "Any Rags", became a major hit.

Modern impact[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomas S. Allen: Information and Much More from Answers.com
  2. ^ Project MUSE

External links[edit]

The list of Allen's works omits his 1914 composition "I Wonder What Will William Tell", Music by "X, with apologies to G. Rossini", Daly Music Publishing, Boston Mass.