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Creator : Fewster, Jack
Place Of Creation : [Adelaide]
Publisher : Printed by J.H. Sherring & Co.
Date of creation : [191-]
Additional Creator : Cheer-up Society (S. Aust.)
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.
Listen :
View our record on Music Australia
Coverage year : 1919
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.


Exhibitions and events :

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



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