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The Saint Vitus rag
Hill, J. Leubrie (John Leubrie) (d. 1916) (Lyricist)
Pfeiffer, E. H. (Illustrator)
Johnson, J. Rosamond (John Rosamond) (1873-1954) (Composer)

Published music

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1912
Place: New York
Publisher: J.H. Remick
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 00-347
Sheet music
Sheet music covers
Content: As sung by Johnson and Hart--Printed on lower right cover.
Content: Caption title.
Content: Center seam separating; edges torn.
Content: Cover illustrated by E.H. Pfeiffer, N.Y.
Content: First line of chorus: That quaint Saint Vitus rag.
Content: First line of text: Come hear quick, I'm getting sick.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by J. Leubrie Hill ; music by J. Rosamond Johnson.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (4 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14693468
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 52f793f0-c642-012f-f22a-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1912: Created
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Saint Vitus rag" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1912. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-caaf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The Saint Vitus rag" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 24, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-caaf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1912). The Saint Vitus rag Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-caaf-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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The Saint Vitus rag