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The toy duet
Additional title: Geisha. Toy duet. [uniform title]
Additional title: When I was but a tiny tot my dollies were a lovely lot. [first line]
Lind, Letty (Singer)
Greenbank, Harry (Lyricist)
Jones, Sidney (1861-1946) (Composer)
Coffin, Hayden (1862-1935) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1895

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1895
Date Issued: 1896
Place: London ; New York
Publisher: Hopwood & Crew ; White-Smith Music Pub. Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Toys -- 1890-1899
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Sung by Miss Letty Lind and Mr. C. Hayden Coffin. The toy duet from the Japanese musical play The geisha.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry Greenbank ; music by Sidney Jones.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (10 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bf907850-c590-012f-a287-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1895: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The toy duet" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1895 - 1896.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The toy duet" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 29, 2016.

APA Format

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Wikipedia Citation

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The toy duet