Harry DeCosta  (1885-1964)
Last updated: 18.11.18
According to the Internet source given below, Composer, songwriter (Hold That Tiger"), author and pianist who accompanied Jones & Hare, and a writer of special material for vaudeville. He was a pianist for music publishers and a radio script writer and composer. Joining ASCAP in 1925, his other popular-song compositions include "Little Gray Mother", "Ragamuffin Romeo", "That Soothing Serenade", "Slappin' the Bass", "Mary Dear", "Love Me a Little Little", "My Mammy Knows", and "Love Made a Gypsy Out of Me".


Harry DeCosta  (1885-1964) has at least 3 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.

Are You Half the Man Your Mother Thought You'd Be?
By Harry DeCosta, Co-Author: Leo Wood.
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1916. Sheet Music 5 pages.
b0000cuz7d_m.jpgI'm Saving Up the Means to Get to New Orleans
Music by Harry DeCosta. Words by: Howard Johnson.
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1916. Sheet Music.
b001i1bbl2_m.jpgLove Made a Gypsy Out of Me
By Harry DeCosta.
Publisher: Leo Feist
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Printed: 1929. Sheet Music.
This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 23 works by Harry DeCosta (1885-1964). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Key: Electronic Resource Items
Title Year Co-Author Words By Remarks
         
The Bunny Hug Rag 1912  wvicon.gif
In Alabama, Dear, With You 1915 Ellen Orr  wvicon.gif
The Little Grey Mother 1915 Bernard Grossman  wvicon.gif
Are You Half the Man Your Mother Thought You'd Be? 1916 Leo Wood  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
The Eyes of Heaven 1916 William A. Wilander  wvicon.gif
I'm Saving Up the Means to Get to New Orleans 1916 Howard Johnson  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
At the Coffee Cooler's Tea 1918 Alex Sullivan  wvicon.gif
An Old Grand Army Man 1918 Words & Music by DeCosta  wvicon.gif
That Soothing Serenade 1918 Words & Music by DeCosta  wvicon.gif
We Want Our Daddy Dear, Back Home 1918 James M. Reilly  wvicon.gif
When the Good Lord Makes a Record of a Hero's Deed He Draws No Color Line 1918
I'll Be Back Home in Indiana 1919 Frank Chodrow  wvicon.gif
I've Got the Shimmee Blues 1919 Words & Music by DeCosta  wvicon.gif
My Mammy Knows 1921  wvicon.gif
Mary Dear 1922 M.K. Jerome  wvicon.gif
The Dumber They Come the Better I Like 'em 1924
Oh Boy! How It Was Raining 1926 Abner Silver  wvicon.gif
Vulgar Boatman 1926 Sidney Claire, James V Monaco  wvicon.gif
The Prune Song 1928 Frank Crumit  wvicon.gif
Dancing Animal Crackers 1929 Herbert Steiner  wvicon.gif
Love Made a Gypsy Out of Me 1929  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Slappin' the Bass 1930
Love Me a Little Little ?
     Title Dur Composer Performer Score/Song
           
youtube15.jpg The Bunny Hug Rag 2:52 H. DeCosta  Ragtime Dorian Henry