Herbert Forrest Odell  (1872-1926)
Last updated: 27.04.22
According to the Internet source given below, Herbert Forrest Odell was an American mandolinist, conductor, arranger, composer, teacher and publisher born in Boston. He studied violin, piano, organ and voice in New England. Later In 1895 he went to Paris and studied the mandolin with the virtuoso Jean Pietrapertosa.
On returning from France he was the mandolinist at the Boston Opera House and formed the 60 piece Langham Orchestra which was later named the Odell Orchestra.
In 1905 he published music as H. F. Odell & Company in Boston which had the exclusive agency for fretted instruments by Gibson of Kalamazoo Michigan, The firm's trade journal was named Crescendo (1905-1925) in which, he published his own compositions and arrangements for mandolin, banjo, guitar and mandolin orchestra which became known as the Odell Edition. 1925 the company was taken over by the Vega Company,. He was an editor for Oliver Ditson Co. in Philadelphia and Carl Fischer in New York.
He died in a hospital or nursing home in Brookline.
Herbert Forrest Odell  (1872-1926) has at least 1 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.
Filipino Shuffle, The Cake Walk And Two Step
Music by: Herbert Forrest Odell.
Publisher: H. F. Odell &.Co
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Printed: 1900. Sheet Music.
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 11 works by Herbert Forrest Odell (1872-1926). It does not claim to be complete and represents only the number of items located. Keys: ER (w&m)
Title Year Attribution Remarks
Filipino Shuffle, The 1900  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
At Paragon Park 1909 William H. Gardner (words)  wvicon.gif
Wind Up Galop, The 1916  Pub.
Ducky Daddles 1917  Pub.
Mosaics 1917  Pub.
Reflections 1917  Pub.
Zephyrs 1917  Pub.
Laughing Eyes 1923  Pub.
Miss Minna Belle ? William Henry Gardner (words)
Yankee Pep ?  Pub.
Love's Like a Star (w&m) n.d.  Pub.