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Names
Jennings, N. A. -- (Napoleon Augustus) (1856-1919) (Lyricist)
Davies, Syd (Illustrator)
Golden, John (1874-1955) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place Term: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Women -- France -- 1800-1899
Humorous songs
Flirting
Musicals
Fortune hunters
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover designed by Syd Davies.

Content : Summary: A single French woman speaks broken English, saying how she's sailing to America but will refuse amorous advances because she wants a millionaire. She begins to refuse another man until he tells her he's a millionaire.

Content : On cover: As sung by Marri Osborne in Jack and the beanstalk as produced by Klaw & Erlanger at the New York Casino. Cover includes photograph of Marri Osborne.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by N.A. Jennings ; music by John L. Golden.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 36 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: f4405d10-c590-012f-79cf-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1856: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Com-pren-a-voo?" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc2e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Com-pren-a-voo?" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 3, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc2e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). Com-pren-a-voo? Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e3-fc2e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Com-pren-a-voo?