Here is an extremely rare vintage original autographed 5" by 6" page signed by the great Tin Pan Alley songwriter Charles K. Written seven months before his death. Charles Kassel Harris was a well regarded American songwriter of popular music. During his long career, he advanced the relatively new genre, publishing more than 300 songs, often deemed by admirers as the "king of the tear jerkers".He is one of the early pioneers of Tin Pan Alley. "After the Ball" is a popular song written in 1891 by Charles K. The song is a classic waltz in 3/4 time. In the song, an uncle tells his niece why he has never married.
He saw his sweetheart kissing another man at a ball, and he refused to listen to her explanation. Many years later, after the woman had died, he discovered that the man was her brother. "After the Ball" became the most successful song of its era, which at that time was gauged by the sales of sheet music. It exemplifies the sentimental ballads published before 1920, whose topics were frequently babies, separation, and death.Harris Very Rare Original Autographed Page withLyrics After The Ball" is in sale since Sunday, September 27, 2020. This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Autographs-Original\Music\Other Orig. The seller is "pengang" and is located in Marietta, Georgia.
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