Gus Edwards

(1878-1945)


Country: USA

He found employment as a singer in various lodge halls in his early career, in ferry boat lounges, in saloons, and even in the athletic clubs between bouts. During the Spanish-American War, Edwards met the lyricist Will Cobb while entertaining soldiers at Camp Black, they formed "Words and Music," a partnership that lasted many years. He founded the Gus Edwards Music Hall in New York City, as well as his own publishing company finally retiring in 1939.

Free sheet music by Gus Edwards

By the Light of the Silvery Moon