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Creator : Fewster, Jack
Place Of Creation : Adelaide
Publisher : Jack Fewster Limited
Date of creation : [1922?]
Additional Creator : King, Tom, d. 1976
Format : Sheet music
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

The 1920s was a boom time for local songwriters. In South Australia the most prolific was Jack Fewster who wrote in association with Tom King.
From 1922 until 1940 they wrote over 200 songs and a number of musicals including Footnotes, Dutini and Juanita.

Features a portrait of Jack Woods, Scotland's leading balladist and light comedian on the cover.

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Coverage year : 1922
Period : 1919-1927
Further reading :

Depasquale, Paul. Jack Fewster (1893-1949) : a search for the man and his work, Oaklands Park, S. Aust. : Pioneer Books, 1998

Holmes, Robyn. The collector's book of sheet music covers, Canberra : National Library of Australia, 2001

From Colonel Light into the footlights : the performing arts in South Australia from 1836 to the present Norwood, S. Aust. : Pagel Books, 1988

Internet links :

Adelaide Festival Centre : see Visiting the centre, Collections and public artwork, Performing Arts collection.


Music Australia

Exhibitions and events :

The Fewster and King Exhibition (6 June-11 October 2005)
Festival Theatre foyer, Adelaide, South Australia



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