The comedy king

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The comedy king
Additional title: Gay and free behold in me a king of great renown. [first line]
Additional title: Then my command obey, and sorrow cast away. [first line of chorus]
La Rue, Al. (Arranger)
Hirst, Chas. R. (Composer)
Fleming, Carroll (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
Library locations
Music Division
Alcoholic beverages
Laughter -- 1900-1909
Marches (Voice with piano)
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Chas. R. Hirst; illustration of a king wearing a crown.
Statement of responsibility: words by Carroll Fleming ; music by Chas. R. Hirst.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 1e106b10-c596-012f-8164-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1900: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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The comedy king