Lily Coffee  (1891-1975)
Last updated: 09.10.23
According to the Internet source given below, Lilyan {Dale Foote ] Coffee was an American composer born in Wharton, Texas.
She is known chiefly for her two rags Coffee Rag (1915) and Regal Rag (1916) published by W.C. Munn Company, Houston, Texas, USA and Lily Coffee, Houston, Texas, USA respectively. It is assumed that she worked for Munn as a music demonstrator and was later a music teacher.
She died Houston.
url15.gif Lily Coffee Biography and list of works by "Perfessor" Bill Edwards  
     Performer CD Title Supplier
Ragtime Music CDs:
cd15.gif Nora Hulse 60 Years of Ragtime Piano
cd15.gif Trebor Jay Tichenor Tempus Ragorum flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif
cd15.gif Bill Edwards Whipped Cream Rag
Item Title Available €     £     $     Other
DBE1434 Regal Rag (1916)
D/A/T/T/B/GB(B), approx. 2½ mins.
print-on-demand €9.00 £7.50 $11.75  
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 12 works by Lily Coffee (1891-1975). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Coffee Rag 1915  wvicon.gif youtube15.jpg
Regal Rag 1916  wvicon.gif
I'm Just a Misfit 1930s
We Welcome You to Texas 1930s
Tiny Little Fellow 1938
I Surrender All to Thee 1942
Rhapsody Poetique 1942
Valse Con Brio 1942
You Are My Inspiration 1942
Your Country's Calling You 1942
Behold, I Stand at the Door and Knock 1964
Holy Spirit, The 1964
     Composer Title Performer
youtube15.jpg L. Coffee Coffee Rag (2:26) Ragtime Dorian Henry