Edward Mack

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For those of the same name, see Ted Mack (disambiguation).

Edward Mack (1826–1882), also known as E. Mack, was a German-American composer known mainly for his military march music.[1]

Mack composed the music for I'll Give to You a Paper of Pins (1869), with the lyrics credited to "A Lady". He also composed the waltz That Young Man Across the Way (1874).

Mack also composed music that celebrated the early popularity of bicycles, including The Velocipede Gallop and The Cyclopede Waltz.[2]

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  • Collins, Paul (2002). Banvard's Folly: Thirteen Tales of Renowned Obscurity, Famous Anonymity, and Rotten Luck. New York: Picador USA. ISBN 9781466892057. 
  • Fuld, James; Lichtenwanger, William (1966). The Book of World Famous Music, Classical, Popular and Folk. Crown Publishers. OCLC 855058. 

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