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Any old night
Additional title: Any old night (is a wonderful night)
Additional title: Nobody home. Any old night. Vocal score.
Motzan, Otto (1880-1937 ) (Composer)
Greene, Schuyler (Lyricist)
Smith, Harry Bache (1860-1936) (Lyricist)
Strauss, Malcolm A. (1883-1936) (Illustrator)
Kern, Jerome (1885-1945) (Composer)

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

Sheet music, 1915.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1915
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Nobody home, 1915)
Sheet music
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Content: Caption title.
Content: Center seam torn.
Content: Cover illustrated by Malcolm Strauss.
Content: F. Ray Comstock presents Nobody home, book by Guy Bolton, music by Jerome Kern--Cover.
Content: First line of refrain: Any old place is a wonderful place.
Content: First line of text: When people talk of some wonderful place.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: Fraternally dedicated without permission to Holbrook Blinn--Printed above title.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Statement of responsibility: words by Schuyler Greene and Harry B. Smith ; music by Otto Motzan and Jerome Kern.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14530063
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0c087300-c5ff-012f-f084-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1880: Creator Born
  • 1915: Created
  • 1937: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Any old night