Daniel Decatur Emmett
|Also Known As:||"Dan Emmett"|
|Birthplace:||Mt Vernon, OH, USA|
|Death:||Died in Mt Vernon, OH, USA|
|Place of Burial:||Mt Vernon, OH, USA|
|Managed by:||Private User|
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About Daniel Decatur Emmett
Best known for writing "Dixie." Other songs written by Dan Emmett include "Old Dan Tucker," "The Blue Tail Fly," and "Turkey in the Straw." Daniel Emmett was a minstrel, song writer, and entertainer. Being a northern sympathizer, he was very distraught when "Dixie" became the Confederate anthem.
Emmett performed in circuses, including the June, Titus, and Angevine Circus.