Harry DeCosta  (1885-1964)
Last updated: 22.06.17
According to the Internet source given below, Composer, songwriter (Hold That Tiger"), author and pianist who accompanied Jones & Hare, and a writer of special material for vaudeville. He was a pianist for music publishers and a radio script writer and composer. Joining ASCAP in 1925, his other popular-song compositions include "Little Gray Mother", "Ragamuffin Romeo", "That Soothing Serenade", "Slappin' the Bass", "Mary Dear", "Love Me a Little Little", "My Mammy Knows", and "Love Made a Gypsy Out of Me".



Further sheet music at DBE: ON HOLD
Harry DeCosta  (1885-1964) has at least 3 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.

Are You Half the Man Your Mother Thought You'd Be?
By Harry DeCosta, Co-Author: Leo Wood.
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1916. Sheet Music 5 pages.
b0000cuz7d_m.jpgI'm Saving Up the Means to Get to New Orleans
Music by Harry DeCosta. Words by: Howard Johnson.
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1916. Sheet Music.
b001i1bbl2_m.jpgLove Made a Gypsy Out of Me
By Harry DeCosta.
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1929. Sheet Music.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 23 works by Harry DeCosta (1885-1964). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Key: Items on hold

The Bunny Hug Rag (1912) wvicon.gif
I've Got the Shimmee Blues (1919) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: DeCosta
In Alabama, Dear, With You (1915) wvicon.gif
Co-Author: Ellen Orr
My Mammy Knows (1921) wvicon.gif
The Little Grey Mother (1915) wvicon.gif
Words by: Bernard Grossman
Mary Dear (1922) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: DeCosta Co-Author: M.K. Jerome
Are You Half the Man Your Mother Thought You'd Be? (1916) amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Co-Author: Leo Wood
The Dumber They Come the Better I Like 'em (1924)
The Eyes of Heaven (1916) wvicon.gif
Words by: William A. Wilander
Oh Boy! How It Was Raining (1926) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: DeCosta Co-Author: Abner Silver
I'm Saving Up the Means to Get to New Orleans (1916) amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Words by: Howard Johnson
Vulgar Boatman (1926) wvicon.gif
Co-Authors: Sidney Claire, James V Monaco
At the Coffee Cooler's Tea (1918) wvicon.gif
Co-Author: Alex Sullivan
The Prune Song (1928) wvicon.gif
Words by: Frank Crumit
An Old Grand Army Man (1918) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: DeCosta
Dancing Animal Crackers (1929) wvicon.gif
Co-Author: Herbert Steiner
That Soothing Serenade (1918) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: DeCosta
Love Made a Gypsy Out of Me (1929) amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
We Want Our Daddy Dear, Back Home (1918) wvicon.gif
Words by: James M. Reilly
Slappin' the Bass (1930)
When the Good Lord Makes a Record of a Hero's Deed He Draws No Color Line (1918)
Love Me a Little Little (?)
I'll Be Back Home in Indiana (1919) wvicon.gif
Words by: Frank Chodrow