Come, They Told Me (The Little Drummer Boy)

Author: Katherine K. Davis

Katherine Kennicott Davis (b. St. Joseph, MO, 1892; d. Concord, MA, 1980) studied at Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, where she was also a teaching assistant in music. From 1921 to 1929 she taught singing and piano in private schools in Concord, Massachusetts, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. After 1929 she devoted herself largely to music composition. She wrote some eight hundred pieces, most of which were choral (often writing under several pseudonyms). One of her most popular songs is "The Little Drummer Boy," originally called "Carol of the Drum" (1941). Her other publications include the folk operetta Cinderella (1933) and Songs of Freedom (1948). Bert Polman Go to person page >

Author: Henry Onorati

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Author: Harry Simeone

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First Line: Come, they told me, pah-rum-pum-pum-pum!
Title: Come, They Told Me (The Little Drummer Boy)
Author: Katherine K. Davis
Author: Henry Onorati
Author: Harry Simeone
Language: English
Copyright: © 1941 EMI Mills Music Inc./Delaware Music Corp, USA. Worldwide print rights controlled by Warner Bros. Publications


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