1888 - 1972
May Aufderheide was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was a pianist-composer whose first rag, Dusty, was such a raging success that her father started a music publishing house to promote the music of his daughter and her composer friends (including Julia Niebergall).
Works in Our Catalog:490-01062 - Three Rags
Works in Our Collections:
- Dusty, a Rag - found in American Women Composers: Piano Music from 1865-1915