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The debutante
Additional title: When damsels debutantes become, on reaching sweet sixteen. [first line]
Additional title: You're jesting, oh, you're guying me. [first line of chorus]
Harvard Glee Club (Other)
Ware, Richard Darwin (1869-1931) (Lyricist)
Thompson, Lewis Sabin (1868-1908) (Composer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place Term: Boston
Publisher: Miles & Thompson
Library locations
Music Division
Sheet music
Content : Cover contains drawing of a young women in a sitting chair.

Content : Cover contains signature of former owner: Charlotte C. Eliot.

Content : Cover contains stamp of dealer: Briggs and Briggs, 3 Harvard Row, Cambridge, Mass.

Content : On cover: as sung byt he Harvard Glee Club.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Richard Darwin Ware ; music by Lewis S. Thompson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: 61b88e90-c58e-012f-2109-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1893: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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The debutante