Arthur Lynn Sizemore  (1891-1954)
Last updated: 17.10.18
Arthur Lynn Sizemore is known as the composer, collaborator or lyricist of some 70 works held in libraries around the world. He was born in Carterville, Illinois, the third child of a farming family - his elder brother Logan was the composer of Scizzor Bill (1909). He wrote 4 rags whilst still a teenager the best known of which are probably Oak Leaf Rag (1911) and The Climbers Rag (1911). He worked as a pianist, cut piano rolls and in the 1930's made occasional radio broadcasts. He died in Chicago.

url15.gif Arthur Lynn Sizemore Biography and list of works by "Perfessor" Bill Edwards  
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Ragtime Music CDs:
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DBE1577 The Climbers (1911) - Rag
T/T/T/B+T/B/GB(B), approx. 3¼ mins.
1-2 days
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This list is arranged in chronological order and contains 14 works by Arthur Lynn Sizemore (1891-1954). 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
Blue Blazes Rag 1909  wvicon.gif
The Spanish Glide 1910
The Climbers (1911) 1911  wvicon.gif
Oak Leaf Rag 1911  wvicon.gif
Mississippi Shore 1919 E.A. van Alstyne  wvicon.gif
Moppin' Up Rag 191?
Right or Wrong 1921 P. Biese Haven Gillespie  wvicon.gif
After the Rain 1922 Guy Shrigley Gu Kahns  wvicon.gif
So Tired 1927 George A Little Arr. by Rube Bennett; wvicon.gif
Before the Rain 1928 Bernie Grossman  wvicon.gif
Mississippi Here I Am 1928 Bernie Grossman  wvicon.gif
We'll Find Our Shelter Before the Rain 1928 Bernie Grossman  wvicon.gif
Kiddies Kabaret 1929 Bernie Grossman, Sverre Elsmo  wvicon.gif
So Comfy 1929 Bernie Grossman  wvicon.gif
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youtube15.jpg The Climbers (2:34) Ragtime Dorian Henry The Climbers (1911)