Elsie Janis  (1889-1956)
Last updated: 20.02.17
According to the Internet source given below, Elsie Janis was an American singer, songwriter, actress, and screenwriter. Entertaining the troops during World War I immortalized her as "The Sweetheart of the AEF" (American Expeditionary Force). Of ragtime interest is her Anti Rag-Time Girl (1913).


Websites :
url15.gif Elsie Janis Biography by Wikipedia  
url15.gif Elsie Janis Biography and list of works by "Perfessor" Bill Edwards  
CDs :
Ragtime Music CDs:
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Further sheet music at DBE: ON HOLD
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 6 works by Elsie Janis (1889-1956). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Key: Items on hold

I'd Rather Love What I Cannot Have (1911) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: Janis
I've Waited All My Life (1922) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: Janis
Fo De Lawd's Sake, Play a Waltz (1912) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: Janis
Anytime's the Time to Fall in Love (1930) wvicon.gif
Words by: Jack King
Anti Rag-Time Girl (1913) wvicon.gif
Words & Music: Janis
Oh, Give Me Time for Tenderness (?)
Co-Author: E. Goulding