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The new Marguerite
Additional title: Of all the girls the poets claim in every written tongue. [first line]
Additional title: She's fairer than the fairest she's neatest of teh neat. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Yum! Yum! Yum! [alternative title]
Waters, Safford (Composer)
Waters, Safford (Lyricist)
Keasbey, Frederick W. (Owner)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1893

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1893
Date Issued: 1893
Place Term: New York
Publisher: William A. Pond and Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Love songs
Sheet music
Content : Dedication above caption title: To the most charming of her sex this song is truly dedicated.

Content : Cover contains property stamp of previous owner: Frederick W. Keasbey, Goodrest, Morristown, N. J., October 25, 1894.

Content : On cover: Sung by Lottie Gilson, Rogers Bros., Sally Cohen, Ottallie, Lydia Yeamans Titus, Eunice Vance, Blanche Fernandez, and other artists.

Content : Part of verse 4 reads: You hear her name eternally on every phonograph.

Content : Cover contains fragment of dealer's stamp: Joseph T. Davey, music store.

Statement of Responsibility: Written and composed by Safford Waters.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
UUID: b5bd1880-c58e-012f-ae00-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The new Marguerite" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1893 - 1893.

Chicago/Turabian Format

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APA Format

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The new Marguerite