Emmett [Emmit], Dan(iel Decatur)
- Robert Stevenson
(b Mount Vernon, OH, 29 Oct 1815; d Mount Vernon, 28 June 1904). American composer and minstrel performer. He had little formal education, but in early youth learned popular tunes from his musical mother and taught himself to play the fiddle. At the age of 13 he became an apprentice printer and in ...