The modern maiden's prayer

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The modern maiden's prayer
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies of 1917.
Additional title: Ziegfeld follies. The modern maiden's prayer. Vocal score.
MacDonald, Ballard (1882-1935) (Lyricist)
Starmer (Illustrator)
Hanley, James F. (James Frederick) (1892-1942) (Composer)

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1917.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1917
Place: New York
Publisher: Shapiro, Bernstein
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Ziegfeld follies, 1917)
Sheet music
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: As introduced by Eddie Cantor in Florenz Ziegfeld Jr's Ziegfeld Follies [of] 1917, produced at the New Amsterdam Theatre, New York--Cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover illustrated by Starmer.
Content: Cover photograph insert of Eddie Cantor.
Content: First line of chorus: Give me a lot of beaux.
Content: First line of text: When grandma was a girlie.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: This copy imperfect; edges torn.
Statement of responsibility: words by Ballard Macdonald ; music by James F. Hanley.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (5 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14527953
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 37937840-c5ff-012f-4877-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1882: Creator Born
  • 1917: Created
  • 1935: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The modern maiden's prayer" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1917.

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The modern maiden's prayer