Dan Emmett bio

Birth Name: Dan Emmett

Occupation: Composer

Place Of Birth: Ohio

Date Of Birth: October29, 1815

Date Of Death: N/A

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Dan Emmett was born on the 29th of October, 1815. He was known for being a Composer. Best known for composing songs like Dixie. He founded the first blackface minstrel troupe.

Dan Emmett was born in Ohio. He was a drummer in a circus. He formed the Virginia Minstrels with Billy Whitlock, Dick Pelham, and Frank Bower in 1843. His music was beloved by President Abraham Lincoln, who counted Dixie among the greatest songs ever written.

Dan Emmett was a Scorpio and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Dan Emmett is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Dan Emmett’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Dan Emmett’s parents.

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Dan Emmett was born in the Year of the Pig.

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Zodiac Sign: Dan Emmett was a Scorpio. People of this zodiac sign like truth, being right, longtime friends, teasing, and dislike dishonesty, revealing secrets, passive people. The strengths of this sign are being resourceful, brave, passionate, a true friend, while weaknesses can be distrusting, jealous, secretive and violent. The greatest overall compatibility with Scorpio is Taurus and Cancer.

Chinese Zodiac: Dan Emmett was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Dan Emmett had a ruling planet of Pluto and has a ruling planet of Pluto. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Uranus and Neptune were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Dan Emmett’s birth sign is Scorpio and he had a ruling planet of Pluto.

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