Bert R. Anthony

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Bert R. Anthony


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. 

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