Songs & Plays by L. Frank Baum

This section lists all of L. Frank Baum's songs, most of which he wrote for his plays.
NB: Prior to 1897 Baum used the "stage name" of Louis F. Baum for his theatrical publications.

Maid of Arran
The following six songs from this first major play by Baum are published in:
Louis F. Baum's Popular Songs as Sung with Immense Success in His Great 5 Act Irish Drama, Maid of Arran.
New York: J. G. Hyde, 1882.

The Wizard of Oz
The following ten songs from this play were published in:
The Wizard of Oz. New York and Chicago: M. Witmark and Sons, 1902.
Music by Paul Tietjens and Nathaniel D. Mann.

The Wogglebug
The following twelve songs from this play are published in:
The Wogglebug. New York and Chicago: M. Witmark and Sons, 1905.
Music by Frederic Chapin.

The Tik-Tok Man of Oz
The following fourteen songs from this play were published by:
New York and Detroit: Jerome H. Remick & Co., 1913.
Music by Louis F. Gottschalk.

Unpublished Plays
Other Songs

In-Print Sources
(This section in work)


The principal sources for identifying the plays and songs are:
Hearn, Michael Patrick. The Annotated Wizard of Oz. New York: Clarkson Potter, 1973.
Ford, Alla T., and Dick Martin. The Musical Fantasies of L. Frank Baum. Chicago: The Wizard Press, 1958.

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