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Additional title: Sahara : my sweet Sahara Jane
Williams, Harry (1879-1922) (Lyricist)
Danmark, Ribé (Arranger)
Starmer (Illustrator)
Van Alstyne, Egbert (1882-1951) (Composer)

Published music

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1908
Place: New York
Publisher: J.H. Remick
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 00-346
Sheet music
Sheet music covers
Content: Caption title.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Cover illustrated by Starmer.
Content: Cover photograph of Louise Brehany.
Content: First line of chorus: My sweet Sahara, Sara, sweet Sahara Jane.
Content: First line of text: In the land of pyramids, lived a sweet Egyptian maid.
Content: Center seam separating.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: Music for male quartette on p. [5]
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry Williams ; music by Egbert Van Alstyne ; male quartette arr, by Ribé Danmark.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14693469
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 52560810-c642-012f-9315-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1879: Creator Born
  • 1908: Created
  • 1922: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sahara" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1908. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-caa9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Sahara" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 28, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-caa9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1908). Sahara Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-caa9-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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