According to Wikipedia,
Annelu Burns was an American lyricist and violinist from Selma, Alabama. She wrote lyrics for songs, theater productions, and films. She frequently wrote songs together with Madelyn Sheppard, a musician and composer who was also from Selma. W. C. Handy's Handy Music Co. published their song “O Saroo Saroo", which Reese Du Pree recorded in 1924. Burns also partnered with composer Ernest Ball to produce several popular songs. Later in her life, she worked as a teacher in New York.
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