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Chimes of E

Worrall, Henry, 1825-1902

This document is Henry Worrall's original manuscript copy of a solo guitar instrumental he called "Chimes of E." This piece is presumed to be an original composition or arrangement by Worrall. In the early twentieth century, Worrall's popular guitar instrumentals played a key role in the development of the guitar styles of southern rural folk musicians and country and blues musical idioms. Worrall moved to Topeka, Kansas, in 1868 where he died in 1902.

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Sebastopol

Worrall, Henry, 1825-1902

A manuscript version of guitarist Henry Worrall's celebrated guitar instrumental "Sebastopol." Worrall initially published "Sebastopol" in the 1850s with W. C. Peters and Sons of Cincinnati, Ohio. Included among Worrall's surviving music manuscripts are these manuscript editions of the introduction and finale to "Sebastopol." In the early twentieth century, Worrall's popular guitar instrumentals played a key role in the development of the guitar styles of southern rural folk musicians and country and blues musical idioms. Worrall moved to Topeka, Kansas, in 1868 where he died in 1902.

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Untitled and Jack

Worrall, Henry, 1825-1902

This document is Henry Worrall's original manuscript music for two solo guitar instrumentals, one untitled and one titled "Jack." In the early twentieth century, Worrall's popular guitar instrumentals played a key role in the development of the guitar styles of southern rural folk musicians and country and blues musical idioms. Worrall moved to Topeka, Kansas, in 1868 where he died in 1902.

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Henry Worrall and children

This series of photographs shows Henry Worrall and his children, Charles and Mamie. The photograph on the upper right has been partially cut out and likely included a photograph of Henry's wife, Mary Worrall.

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Henry Worrall family

Knight, J. Lee, photographer

This photograph of Henry Worrall and family, was taken at the River Side Gallery above 5th street on Kansas Avenue in Topeka, Kansas. Included in the photo are Henry's wife Mary, son Charles, and daughter Mamie.

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Henry Worrall

Landy, J. (James)

This is a cabinet card photograph of musician and illustrator Henry Worrall of Topeka, Kansas. Presumably, Worrall sat for this photo in the studio of James Landy in Cincinnati, Ohio, where Worrall formerly lived. The photo was likely taken in the 1870s sometime after 1873. The back of the photograph is inscribed by Landy as follows: "Compliments of your friend J Landy."

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