(1868–1911)
biographical information
Many of Cole’s compositions have texts by African-American poets as well, especially James Weldon Johnson, a civil rights activist and writer with whom Cole collaborated on many works.
Voice and Piano

I Hope These Few Lines Will Find You Well (1897)

When the War is O’er. Sentimental Song & Chorus. (1898) with Billy Johnson

The Conjure Man (1905)

The Countess of Alagazam (1904)

Everybody wants to see the baby (1903)

Father’s got a job (1906)

Leave it to Bill (1904)

M’aimez-Vous (1910)

The Maid of Timbuctoo (1903)

My One and Only (1906)

Won’t your momma have you come out and play? (1906)