Today in History: Sophie Tucker

I wonder where my easy rider's gone?; Hard luck racetrack story. 1913 Historic American Sheet Music, 1850-1920 (from Duke University)
Today in History–January 13–the Library of Congress features Sophie Tucker, born on this date in 1884 or 1886 as Sonya Kalish. Learn more about the life of this much loved entertainer by visiting the Today in History section, then click the links below to access more resources related to Sophie Tucker and musical entertainment styles of her day.

Sophie Tucker sheet music

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Sophie Tucker historical newspaper coverage

American Variety Stage: Vaudeville & Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920

History of Ragtime

Ragtime sheet music

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