Bert R. Anthony (1876, New England – 1923, Fall River, Mass.) was an American composer
Anthony exhibited musical talent as a small boy, composing his first works at the age of 12. He studied piano and gained his success as a composer of music for that instrument.
He wrote a number of pedagogical works for piano, and also composed a handful of songs. He is especially noted for pieces written as training pieces for children. Among his more popular works is Fan Tan, which was used widely by circus bands.
Works for Winds
- Fan Tan (arr. Brazil) (1930)
- The Imperial ( arr. Brazil) (1901)
- In Gay Colors March
- Joyful (arr. Brazil) (1904)
- Paso (arr. Brazil) (1900)
- Romona Waltzes (arr. Brazil)
- Salute to the Colors (arr. King) (1922)
- Bert R. Anthony. Wikipedia. Accessed 17 August 2022
- Heritage Encyclopedia of Band Music. "Anthony, Bert." Accessed 17 August 2022