Author:James Pierpont

James Pierpont
American songwriter and composer best known for writing and composing the Christmas holiday standard Jingle Bells or The One Horse Open Sleigh (1857), which is considered secular
James Pierpont


  • Jingle Bells, 1857, originally entitled "The One Horse Open Sleigh"
  • "The Returned Californian", 1852
  • "Oh! Let Me Not Neglected Die!"
  • "Gentle Nettie Moore", with Marshall S. Pike
  • "Kitty Crow", Ballad, 1853
  • "The Know Nothing Polka"
  • "Poor Elsie"
  • "The Starlight Serenade"
  • "To the Loved Ones at Home", 1854
  • "We Conquer or Die", 1861
  • "Ring the Bell, Fanny"
  • "Strike for the South", 1863
  • "Wait, Lady, Wait"
  • "Quitman Town March"
  • "The Coquette, A Comic Song", 1853
  • "The Coquet", an arrangement of "The Coquette" for guitar
  • "The Colored Coquette", a minstrel song, 1853
  • "Our Battle Flag"

Works by this author published before January 1, 1925 are in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago. Translations or editions published later may be copyrighted. Posthumous works may be copyrighted based on how long they have been published in certain countries and areas.