According to the Internet sources given below, Owen E. Sutton was an American cornetist, band leader and composer born in Naples, New York.
Of ragtime interest is his The Darktown Swell
(1899) published by J. W. Pepper
, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Owen E. Sutton died in Buffalo. Movingly at his dying request, his half-sister Mrs. Pierce played his self-published
final composition Solitaire
(1905) at his funeral. in Naples, New York.He was the father of Harry O. Sutton
Gratitude is given to surfer Arne Jansson of Stockholm, Sweden who in April 2019 kindly provided the link to Sue Attala'a amazing website shown below. Thanks a million Arne!
||Jean Lenox and Harry O. Sutton, Song Writers
||Brief biography by Sue Attalla
||Owen E. Sutton
||Brief biography by www.findagrave.com