McFadden's debut

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McFadden's debut
Additional title: Ignatius McFadden he drove a street car, before he got struck on the stage. [first line]
Additional title: Ignatius McFadden's debut. [alternative title]
Additional title: The actors will fall in a trance if I once get the chance. [first line of chorus]
Herbert, J. W. (Composer)
Herbert, J. W. (Lyricist)
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York
Publisher: Harry Pepper & Co.
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Music Division
Humorous songs
Sheet music
Content: On cover: As sung with great success in "Thrilby" by the Garrick Burlesque Company, Garric Theatre, New York. Flora Irwin's "big hit."
Statement of responsibility: words and music by J.W. Herbert.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7af94550-c58f-012f-62cc-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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McFadden's debut