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My Irene
Additional title: Irene, Irene, no matter what betide. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Irene, Irene, she is the girl for me. [first line]
Williams, W. R. (Composer)
Williams, W. R. (Lyricist)
Rossiter, Will (1867-1954) (Copyright holder)
Behuke, Carrie I. (Owner)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: Chicago
Publisher: Will Rossiter
Library locations
Music Division
Love songs
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content: Cover includes photograph of unidentified woman performer carrying a parasol. List of names of performers who have sung the song on cover at bottom.
Content: On cover: One of . W. R. Williams' best.
Content: Signature of former owner on cover at top right: Carrie I. Behuke.
Statement of responsibility: [words and music by W.R. Williams].
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 89f0de60-c58f-012f-1cdd-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

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

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My Irene