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Title
The pretty widow
Additional title: For I'm a widow, yes, I'm a widow, but I don't intend to be one very long. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: I'm a fascinating creature, full of frolic, life and fun. [first line]
Names
Le Vyne, Lettie (Singer)
Himan, Alberto (b. 1855) (Composer)
Himan, Alberto (b. 1855) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Alberto Himan
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Widows -- 1800-1899
Flirting
Sexual attraction
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Written and composed for and sung with immense success by Miss Lettie Le Vyne, with Gorman Bros.' Co. Cover includes a photograph of Lettie Le Vyne.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Alberto Himan.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: aadeca40-c58f-012f-8b4b-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1894: Issued
  • 2015: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The pretty widow" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The pretty widow" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed February 12, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). The pretty widow Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-06cb-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The pretty widow