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Claypoole, Edward B*
Again"; "Dirty Hands, Dirty Face"; "Oogie Oogie Wa Wa"; "Regretful Blues"; "Ragtime Cowboy Joe"; "Rose of the Rio Grande"; "Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat." Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Clarke, Herbert Lincoln, composer, conductor, cornetist, master of many instruments; b. Woburn, Mass., Sept. 12, 1867; d. Los Angeles, Calif., Jan. 31, 1945. ASCAP 1938. Of musical family. Educ: public schools of In­dianapolis, Ind., Somerville, Mass., and Toronto, Canada. At nineteen won first prize in cornet solo contest. Played in theater orchestras and band units in Indianapolis, when family moved to Rochester, N.Y., became cornet soloist with band playing at Ontario Beach, joined the Citizens' Band of Toronto Cons, of Music as instructor in violin, viola, cornet, and all brass instruments. Joined older brother, Ernest, in Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore's New York band; remained with Gilmore until latter *s death, then with F. N. Innes' band; Seventh Regi­ment Band (under Herbert); four European tours with John Philip Sousa as cornet soloist and asst. con­ductor until 1917. Director of Anglo-Canadian Concert Band of Huntes-ville, Ont, 1918-23; and director Municipal Band, Long Beach, Calif., 1923 to retirement in 1943. Wrote books on technique of the cornet; composer of cornet solos, band and orchestral pieces, more than fifty marches. Works for bands: King of the Deep; Birth of Dawn; Youth Dauntless; Sounds from the Deep. Also composed the cornet trio Flirta­tions. Address: Estate, c/o ASCAP.
Clarke, Rebecca, composer; b. Har­row, Eng., Aug. 27, 1886. ASCAP 1948. Educ.: Royal Academy of Mu­sic, London; violin with Hans Wes-sely; composition, Sir Charles Villiers Stanford; viola, Lionel Tertis. One of group of six who were first women to
play in London Symph. Orch. With several chamber music groups, incl. English Ensemble. Toured England and abroad, twenty years. Contribu­tor of special articles for musical periodicals. Lecturer on chamber mu­sic over radio and in public. Works: Sonata for viola and piano ($1000. Coolidge prize, 1919); Trio for Piano„ Violin and 'Cello ($1000. Coolidge prize), Passacaglia for Viola and Piano. Songs: "Shy One"; "The Seal Man." Home: 300 W. 108 St., New York 25, N.Y.
Clarkson, Geoffrey, composer, musi­cian; b. Yonkers, N.Y., Sept. 21, 1914. ASCAP 1938. Educ.: Hempstead, L.I., High School; Inst, of Musical Art, N.Y. Member of father (Harry F.) and son writing team. Pianist with popular orch. since 1943. Songs: "I Struck a Match in the Rain"; "No Sun"; "The Organ, the Monkey and Me"; "Goodbye to Love"; "Sitting on a Rainbow"; "Home (When Shadows Fall)"; "Things and Stuff." Home: 14 Nostrand PL, Hempstead, N.Y.
Clarkson, Harry F., author; b. Lon­don, Eng., Nov. 29, 1882. ASCAP 1938. To U.S. 1900; citizen 1918. Educ.: St. Matthew's Parochial School, Bayswater, London; chorister St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London. Member of father and son (Geoffrey) writing team; pianist and arranger popular orchestra. Songs: "Home (When Shadows Fall)"; "I Struck a Match in the Rain"; "No Sun"; "The Organ, the Monkey and Me"; "Goodbye to Love"; "Sitting on a Rainbow"; "Things and Stuff." Home: 14 Nostrand Place, Hemp­stead, New York.
Claypoole, Edward B., composer, au­thor, pianist; b. Baltimore, Md., Dec. 20, 1883; d. Baltimore, Md., Jan. 16, 1952. ASCAP 1929. Educ.: Balti­more public schools. Largely self-taught pianist; played professionally






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