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I hail from Cairo
Additional title: Sinbad. I hail from Cairo. Vocal score.
Edwards, Edward B. (Edward Bartholomew) (1873-1948) (Illustrator)
Atteridge, Harold Richard (1886-1938) (Lyricist)
Romberg, Sigmund (1887-1951) (Composer)

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

Sheet music, 1918.

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1918
Place: New York
Publisher: G. Schirmer
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Sinbad, 1918)
Cairo (Ill.)
Sheet music
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover illustrated by Edward Edwards.
Content: Covers separated; edges frayed.
Content: First line of chorus: I hail from Cairo, the land of joy.
Content: First line of text: In an Oriental setting.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: From the Winter Garden's latest extravaganza, Sinbad, with Al Jolson--Cover.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: lyrics by Harold Atteridge : music by Sigmund Romberg.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14533217
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4838a6d0-c5ff-012f-c7ad-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1873: Creator Born
  • 1918: Created
  • 1948: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I hail from Cairo" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1918.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I hail from Cairo" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 27, 2016.

APA Format

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I hail from Cairo