John Barnes Wells
John Barnes Wells (October 17, 1880 - August 8, 1935), was "one of the best known concert singers in New York." He was a popular singer and was featured on many 78-rpm recordings released in the early 1900s. He starred in the 1903 musical theater production of The Wizard of Oz. One of his last performances was in Uncle Tom's Cabin (1933).
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- "J. B. Wells Dead. Tenor, Composer. Concert Artist Long Popular in Glee Club Circles, Victim of a Heart Attack". New York Times. August 10, 1935. Retrieved 2015-10-24.
- Eugene Chadbourne. "Artist Biography". AllMusic. Retrieved 28 October 2015.