Josephine Gassman
Last updated: 08.07.23
p_gassmanj.jpgAll that can presently (April 2022) be gleaned about Josephine Gassman from sheet music covers and by Internet searching is that she was an American actress/singer who has been featured on 6 works published between 1899 and 1908.
Her act included a troupe of "pickaninnies" with which she toured extensively through the USA, Australia, New Zealand and England between 1898 and 1912.
Her portrait on the left is taken from My Filipino Baby (1899) words & music by James G. Dewey, and published by Wright & Kochman, San Francisco, California, USA.
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     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
pdf15.gif When the Moon Plays Peek-A-Boo (1907) W. Rossiter (words & music)
Josephine Gassman (perf.)
Piano, Voice IMSLP wvicon.gif
This list is arranged by composer and contains 7 works performed by Josephine Gassman who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: (w&m)
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
perf15.jpg My Hindoo Man (1905) Egbert A. van Alstyne Harry H. Williams (words)
Marie Cahill (perf.)
Josephine Gassman (perf.)
Kelly & Violette (perf.)
Marie Laurent (perf.)
Clarice Vance (perf.)
perf15.jpg Neath the Old Cherry Tree Sweet Marie (1907) Egbert A. van Alstyne Hattie Williams (words)
Harry A. Ellis (perf.)
Josephine Gassman (perf.)
Byron George Harlan (perf.)
perf15.jpg My Filipino Baby (1899) James G. Dewey(w&m) Josephine Gassman (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg Sousa Girl (1899), The Ben M. Jerome Matt C. Woodward (words)
Beaumont Sisters (perf.)
Josephine Gassman (perf.)
perf15.jpg Mammy's Carolina Twins (1899) Lee Johnson Josephine Gassman (perf.)
May Howard (perf.)
May Irwin (perf.)
Minnie Palmer (perf.)
perf15.jpg Since My Lulu's Done Gone Away (1901) Frank W. Mead(w&m) Josephine Gassman (perf.) wvicon.gif
perf15.jpg When the Moon Plays Peek-A-Boo (1907) Will Rossiter(w&m) Josephine Gassman (perf.) wvicon.gif