Lovers are silly young things, you know, and I am as silly as any. [first line]

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Names
Kerker, Gustave (1857-1923) (Composer)
Morton, Hugh (1865-1916) (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: New York ; London
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Women domestics
Flirting
Musicals
Man-woman relationships
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover includes a drawing of a woman dressed as a housekeeper carrying a feather duster and pan. The upper portion of the cover is enveloped in a huge feather duster.

Content : Cover includes a list of songs in the musical The lady slavey.

Content : Left and top edge of cover discolored.

Content : On cover: As produced by Canary and Lederer at the N.Y. Casino.

Content : Summary: The narrator has been engaged twice but loves to be called baby.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by Hugh Morton ; music by Gustave Kerker.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: e0bb4d30-c590-012f-1f7e-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1857: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1923: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Lovers are silly young things, you know, and I am as silly as any. [first line]" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc10-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Lovers are silly young things, you know, and I am as silly as any. [first line]" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 25, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc10-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Lovers are silly young things, you know, and I am as silly as any. [first line] Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc10-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

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Lovers are silly young things, you know, and I am as silly as any. [first line]