Summy

cover 1905
cover 1915

Contents

History

Clayton F. Summy Co of Chicago, started in the 1890s, and had a strong connection with midwestern composers such as Adolf Weidig (1867 — 1931) , Louis Adolphe Coerne (1870 — 1922) and Arne Oldberg (1874 — 1962) and the African-American Robert Nathaniel Dett ( 1882 — 1942) . It took over Birchard in 1957. The firm is most famous for being involved in copyright lawsuits over "Happy Birthday to you".

Editions

Imprints, Agencies, Addresses

  • Clayton F. Summy Co

Addresses

  • Chicago

Plate Numbers

Preceded by C.F.S.Co. ##.

Sources Consulted

External Links

Authority Control

Plate Composer Work Year
0200 West Melody in C major 1893
01619a Coerne 2 Studies in Mood, Op.75 1915
01633 Burleigh Violin Concerto No.1, Op.25 1915