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Palmer, Solita, 1900-1997



  • Existence: 1900 - June 10, 1997


Solita Palmer was born in Kansas City, Kansas, where she began her early career in the music industry. She studied under Helen O. Palmer, Marjorie Rose Ryan, Eduardo Sacerdote, and Robert Hosea. She was married to producer Emerson Yorke. As a composer she has written Little League, Bye-Lo, Legion Ball, Keep Sweeping The Cobwebs Off The Moon, This Is Baseball, and various other titles.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Solita Palmer Collection

Identifier: MS-0051
Scope and Contents The Solita Palmer Collection is archived at the UMKC Miller Nichols Library.Housed in LaBudde Special Collections, the manuscript materials contain correspondence, biographies, band music, manuscript scores, miscellaneous, published music, newspaper clippings, and photographs related to the composer.Housed in the Marr Sound Archives, the audiovisual materials consist of test pressings and demos of songs written by Solita Palmer and Emerson Yorke. Included are several...
Dates: 1892 - 1988