Netta Vesta (1877-1963)
Last updated: 02.07.22
p_vestan.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Nettie M ''Netta Vesta'' was an American vaudeville performer born in Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts.
Described as a Clever and dainty Vaudeville singing comedienne, she was featured on 7 works published between 1908 and 1910.
She left Springfield in 1900 to study voice in New York and by 1902 was already attracting the notice of critics and musicians. She appeared in Atlantic City with Sousa's band also in 1902 and by 1905 was starring as Dorothy in a touring company performing in Julian Mitchell's The Wizard of Oz which that played the Washington DC National Theater.
She traveled the Vaudeville circuit until at least as late as 1910.
She died in New York.
Websites:
url15.gif Nettie M ''Netta Vesta'' Vester Clauss Brief biography by findagrave.com  

     Title Attribution Instruments Source Remarks
           
pdf15.gif When I Dream in the Gloaming of You H. Ingraham (music)
Netta Vesta (perf.)
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pdf15.gif Roses Bring Dreams of You H. Ingraham (words & music)
Netta Vesta (perf.)
Piano, Voice Greer Pub.
This list is arranged by composer and contains 9 works performed by Netta Vesta 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) ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
         
perf15.jpg You're Just the Girl I'm Looking For (1906) E. Ray Goetz(w&m) Adele Ritchie (perf.)
Netta Vesta (perf.)
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perf15.jpg You're Just the Kind of Girl I'd Like My Girl to Be (1909) E. Ray Goetz Will D Cobb (words)
Netta Vesta (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Roses Bring Dreams of You (1908) Herbert Ingraham(w&m) Pearl A. Hunt (perf.)
Netta Vesta (perf.)
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perf15.jpg Tittle Tattle Tattle Tale (1908) Herbert Ingraham(w&m) Netta Vesta (perf.) Pub.
perf15.jpg When I Dream in the Gloaming of You (1909) Herbert Ingraham(w&m) Netta Vesta (perf.)
La Titcomb (perf.)
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perf15.jpg You Ain't Got the Girl 'till the Ring Is on Her Finger (1910) James Kendis Herman Paley (co-author)
Al Bryan (words)
Netta Vesta (perf.)
Pub.
perf15.jpg Katy Strauss (?) J.A. Raynes(w&m) Netta Vesta (perf.)
perf15.jpg Some Little Something About You (1909) Ted Snyder I. Berlin (words)
Netta Vesta (perf.)
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