Biography


Johann Paul Dresser, Jr. (April 22, 1857 - January 31, 1906) was a popular American songwriter of the late 19th century and early 20th century. As a child and adolescent he was frequently in trouble and spent several months in jail before joining a band of traveling minstrels. He grew in fame and began performing in several regional theaters before joining John Hamlin's traveling show in 1878.

Quotes by Paul Dresser

Contemporaries Music : Songwriter

James A. Bland Songwriter
Carry Me Back to Old Virginny

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