When Susan Thompson tries to reach high C

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Names
Von Tilzer, Harry (1872-1946) (Composer)
Von Tilzer, Harry (1872-1946) (Lyricist)
Raymond, Lizzie B. (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Date Issued: 1899
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Wm. C. Dunn & Co. ; / Shapiro, Bernstein & Von Tilzer
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
African American women singers
Humorous songs
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : On cover: Sung in New York and London by Lizzie B. Raymond. Cover includes photograph of Lizze B. Raymond.

Content : Published as the musical suppelement to the New York Journal and Advertiser. Oct. 22, 1899.

Content : Summary: Susan Thompson, apparently an African American woman, goes to see a show, when another African American suggests she sing; she thinks she does well, but others realize that her voice is so bad it's entertaining.

Content : Cover design includes drawing of a woman singing while holding music.

Statement of Responsibility: Words and music by Harry Von Tilzer.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: ccd77600-c595-012f-f03b-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1946: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When Susan Thompson tries to reach high C" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef79-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "When Susan Thompson tries to reach high C" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 4, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef79-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1899). When Susan Thompson tries to reach high C Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef79-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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When Susan Thompson tries to reach high C