Henry W. Armstrong

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Born: 22 July 1879

Died: 28 February 1951


Henry W. "Harry" Armstrong was a U.S. boxer, booking agent, producer, singer, pianist and Tin Pan Alley composer.

His biggest hit was Sweet Adeline, written in 1903 with text by Richard H. Gerard. It is a favorite amoung barbershop quartet groups, serving as the name of several barbershop quartets.

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List of choral works

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External links

The Sweet Adaline International