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Miss Modesty
Additional title: Miss Modesty a fair young girl of great renown. [first line]
Additional title: Oh! Miss Modesty, Miss Modesty, the oddest of the odd. [first line of chorus]
Reed, David (1872-1946) (Lyricist)
Reed, David (1872-1946) (Composer)
Dressler, Mary (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1897

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1897
Date Issued: 1897
Place: New York ; Chicago
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Lady in long dress.
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by Dave Reed Jr.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5bad6b50-c592-012f-fb87-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1897: Issued
  • 1946: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Miss Modesty" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1897 - 1897.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Miss Modesty" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 3, 2016.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1897 - 1897). Miss Modesty Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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Miss Modesty