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Title
I'd leave ma happy home for you
Additional title: A gal I knew, a nice gal too, 'till someone told her she knew how to act [First line of song]
Names
Heelan, Will A. (Lyricist)
Von Tilzer, Harry (1872-1946) (Composer)
Hall, Artie (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Wm. C. Dunn & Co. ; Shapiro Bernstein & Von Tilzer
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Actresses -- 1890-1899
Minstrel shows -- 1800-1899
Actors -- 1890-1920
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover illustration features African American woman singing "Oo, Oo, Oo."
Content: Inset of photograph of Artie Hall on cover.
Content: On cover: rendered by Artie Hall, Georgia coon shouter.
Statement of responsibility: words by Will A. Heelan ; music by Harry Von Tilzer.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): beee9180-c594-012f-d225-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'd leave ma happy home for you" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec2f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'd leave ma happy home for you" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 27, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec2f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). I'd leave ma happy home for you Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec2f-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I'd leave ma happy home for you