Anna Caldwell  (1867-1936)
Last updated: 23.11.23
p_caldwella.jpgAccording to the Internet source given below, Anne Marsh Caldwell, also known as Anne Caldwell O'Dea, was an American playwright and lyricist born in Boston, Massachusetts.
She wrote both pop songs and Broadway shows, sometimes working with composer Jerome Kern.
Before assuming the illustrious career described by Wikipedia little is known of her early years before 1904. Gleaned from newspaper cuttings and other brief sources her mother, Marianna, was a musician and pianist Her career began, aged of fourteen, with a juvenile opera company which toured New England, before moving into musical comedy and vaudeville. She formed double-act with Charles Wayne, Wayne & Caldwell, with whom she was married for some years.
She died in Beverly Hills, California.
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This list is arranged by composer and contains 1 work performed by Anne Caldwell who is featured on sheet music covers. It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
     Title Composer Attribution Remarks
perf15.jpg Meet Me in St Louis, Louis (1904) Kerry Mills Andrew B. Sterling (words)
Mary Astor (perf.)
Paul Barnes (perf.)
Nora Bayes (perf.)
Lucille Bremer (perf.)
Anna Caldwell (perf.)
May Curtis (perf.)
Charles Foreman (perf.)
Judy Garland (perf.)
Lottie Gilson (perf.)
Lew Hawkins (perf.)
Vera King (perf.)
Ethel Levey (perf.)
Marjorie Main (perf.)
Kitty Miley (perf.)
Billy Murray (perf.)
Margaret O'Brien (perf.)
Lizzie B. Raymond (perf.)
Nat Willis (perf.)
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 19 works by Anna Caldwell (1867-1936). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located.
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Cupid's Frolic 1904
Lola 1904 Louise Brehany (words)  wvicon.gif
Lilacs 1905 Louise Brehany (words)  wvicon.gif
At the Telephone 1906 Blanche Ring (perf.)
By the Light of the Honeymoon 1906 James O'Dea (words)
Maude Lambert (perf.)
I Kinder Like to Have You Fussin' Round 1906 Fred Lennox (perf.)
Nora, My Irish Rose 1906 James O'Dea (words)
Old Man Manhattan 1906 Chas. J. Ross (perf.)
Whyo Bill 1906 James O'Dea (words)  wvicon.gif
Busy Mr. Bee 1907 James O'Dea (words)
One Girl, The 1907 James O'Dea (words)
Where Fate Shall Guide 1907
Why Don't You? 1907 Manuel Klein (co-author)
James O'Dea (words)
Yankee Doodle Yarns 1907
Stars of National Game 1908 James O'Dea (words)
Mike Donlin (perf.)
Mabel Hite (perf.)
Betsy Bolivar 1909
Country Club Barn Dance 1909  Pub.
In January I Love Mabel 1909
Love Moon 1914 Ivan Caryll (co-author)