Bean, Mabel Hulett (fem) 1879-1975[1964] USA Michigan, Isle Royale - Arkansas, Little Rock
violinist, attended high school in Rockford Illinois where she played in the orchestra and 1901 with Winslow G Bean in vaudeville in Chicago, 1910 on tour in Greenville Mississippi on the houseboat 'Idler' of her mother-in-law musician Kate Blake Bean widow of Clarence, 1913-1975 residing in Little Rock Arkansas, 1913-1922 at the home of Kate at Louisiana Street and on houseboat 'Idler' on which they also traveled the Mississippi playing in vaudeville houses, 1923-1944 residing at 900 West 6th Street, 1913-1917 she and her husband were violinists at Crystal Theatre, Palace Theatre and Kempner Theatre, 1920 she and her daughter were violinists at Famous Cafe, her husband had started a music store at 205 6th Street which expanded rapidly, 1934-1942 the whole family was employed in the Bean Music Co., after 1942 Bean Music Co. Inc. at 205-207 6th Street, with Mabel as manager and her husband president, she was member and 1943 organist of the First Church of Christ Scientists, president of the Arkansas Pen Women's Club, active in Esther Chaper, Order of the Eastern Star, Womens City Club and the Musical Coterie, according an obit in an Arkansas newspaper she died aged 83 at State Street Little Rock, buried at Pinecrest Memorial Park ; daughter of unknown father born New York State and unknown mother born Michigan ; 3.apr.1902 in Chicago she married Winslow Grenfel Bean (Illinois, Rockford 7.sep.1879-jul.1963 Little Rock) ; daughter Margaret 'Margy' Bean Jasper (Illinois, Chicago 7.sep.1903-feb.1995 Little Rock) was violinist and composer, son Roy Hulett Bean (Little Rock 3.oct.1918-17.jan.2012 Texas, Tyler) was hornist, music teacher and choirmaster

[James R Pebworth 1979 gives her year of death doubtfully as 1975, her birthplace as Isle Royale (without explaining how it is possible she was born on this desert island), her birthname erroneously as Gillett, no year of birth and no place of death]

[? Mabel Hulett born may.1878 Canada ; 1880 emigrated to the USA, 1900 single and residing in Rockford Illinois, both parents born in Canada]
[? Mabel Bean 1.jul.1880-apr.1964 aged 83 ; before 1951 until death residing in Arkansas]

Title Parts


[] Bubble dance. Piano
pub Carl Fischer Inc., New York 13aug1928
arranged for alto saxophone, violin and piano. Mabel Bean 5apr1930
copyrights renewed Mabel Bean 22may1957

[] The dance song. 10jun1935
words Valentine Fulton, Little Rock

[] Music mad. Song
word and music Mabel Hulett Bean
copyright Mabel Bean, Little Rock 1nov1935, renewed 21feb1951

[] God is love. Sacred song. Soprano and organ or piano
pub Harmony Music Pub., Chicago, Illinois 1939

[] Until I comeback
words and music Mabel Bean
copyrighted Mabel Bean, Little Rock 25may1943

[] Dancing on the stars
words Marge Bean and Richard Ulrick, music Mabel Hulett Bean
copyright Mabel Bean, Marge B. Jasper and Richard Ulrick, Inglewood, California 7may1946
copyright Marge Bean, Richard Ulrick and Mabel Hulett Bean 14apr1953

[] America, a vision of poetry in everyday life. Narrator and piano
words and music Mabel Bean
copyrighted Mabel Bean, Little Rock 15dec1947
orchestration Mabel Bean, publisher Bean Music Co. Inc., Little Rock 1947
orchestration William Grant Still 1953
ms Arkansas Federation of Music Clubs 1976

[] Called the city of roses. 14jul1947
words Edith Lamar Lasley

[] Arkansas sings. 14jul1947
words Edith Lamar-Lasley

[] Until I come back. 1948
[] God's perfect gift. Sacred song. Alto and organ or piano
words from Luke
pub Harmony Music Pub., Chicago, Illinois 1dec1948

[] Frolicking arpeggios. Piano
pub Carl Fischer, New York 1951

[] Personality on toes. Ballet for piano
pub Carl Fischer, New York 24aug1953

[] Just leave it to the women. Voice and piano
pub Mabel Bean, Little Rock

[] Moods and tenses
ms National League of American Pen Women

[] Someday, somewhere
ms National League of American Pen Women

[] The sultan's red slippers
ms Millins Library, University of Arkansas

[] Dance of the Leprechauns
ms Millins Library, University of Arkansas

[] Spanish dance
ms Millins Library, University of Arkansas

[] Our prayer
ms Millins Library, University of Arkansas

[] Ready to fly
ms Millins Library, University of Arkansas

[] The star
ms Millins Library, University of Arkansas

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