Bond, Carrie Jacobs,
1862–1946, American songwriter, b. Janesville, Wis. A self-taught musician, she composed about 175 songs, both words and music, gave concerts of them, and even published them herself. Eventually the popularity of such songs as I Love You Truly, Just a-Wearyin' for You,
and A Perfect Day
earned her a fortune.
See her autobiography, The Roads of Melody (1927).
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