Muriel Pollock  (1895-1971)
Last updated: 17.10.18
Muriel Pollock was an American pianist of Russian descent and composer of popular music her best known ragtime composition being Rooster Rag (1917). She studied music in New York at Julliard and produced piano rolls for Mel-O-Dee Music Company and Rhythmodic Music Corporation. In the late 1920s she furthered a recording and broadcasting career with both Constance Mering and Vee Lawnhurst performing remarkable piano duets. She had a special bent for the so-called novelty works composed during her era. She worked with several songwriters both on songs and musicals one of which, Pleasure Bound ran for 126 performances in the Majestic Theatre, New York in 1929. On her marriage to songwriter Will Donaldson, she moved to California where she died in Hollywood aged 76.


 
Websites:
url15.gif Muriel Pollock Biography and list of works by "Perfessor" Bill Edwards  
Muriel Pollock  (1895-1971) has at least 4 item(s) at the Amazons which you can order on-line by clicking the item's order icon.

Little Black Sambo Musical Radio Script
By Muriel Pollock.
Publisher: Musette Publishers
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Printed: 1943. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Somewhere, Sometime Song
Music by Muriel Pollock. Words by: M. Wardell.
Publisher: M. Witmark and Sons
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Printed: 1918. Sheet Music. Limited Availability.
Table d'Hote Musical Delicacies for Four Hands or Two Pianos
By Muriel Pollock, Co-Author: Vee Lawnhurst.
Publisher: Popular Melodies Inc.
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Printed: 1936. Sheet Music 30 pages. Limited Availability.
Young Benjamin Franklin Musical Radio Script and Record
By Muriel Pollock.
Publisher: Musette Publishers
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Printed: 1942. Sheet Music 29 pages. Limited Availability.
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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cd15.gif Muriel Pollock on "Kickin' the Clouds Away" flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Bryan Wright on "Syncopated Musings: Classic Piano Rags and Ragtime Waltzes" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15es.gif
cd15.gif Max Morath on "The Ragtime Women" CD(s) & MP3 Album(s) flag15us.gif flag15uk.gif flag15de.gif flag15fr.gif flag15ca.gif flag15it.gif flag15es.gif
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DBE417 Rooster Rag (1917)
A/T/T/T+B/B/GB(B), approx. 2¾ mins.
1-2 days
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 14 works by Muriel Pollock (1895-1971). 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
         
California (The Girl I Adore) 1914 Marie Wardell  wvicon.gif
The Carnival 1914  wvicon.gif
Rooster Rag (1917) 1917  wvicon.gif
I've Adopted a Belgian Baby 1918  wvicon.gif
Mandarin Fox-Trot 1918  wvicon.gif
Somewhere, Sometime 1918 M. Wardell  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
When a Rambling Rose Goes Rambling Home Again 1921 Darl MacBoyle  wvicon.gif
Ashes of Vengeance 1923  wvicon.gif
Barbeque Rhythm 1928  wvicon.gif
Patsy Lou 1935  wvicon.gif
Table d'Hote 1936 Vee Lawnhurst  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Young Benjamin Franklin 1942  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Little Black Sambo 1943  amazon15.gif wvicon.gif
Eatin' My Heart Out For You ? Max Lief  wvicon.gif