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Gershwin, George (1898-1937) (Composer)
De Sylva, B. G. (Buddy Gard) (1896-1950) (Lyricist)

Sheet music of songs from various musicals, plays, movies, and television.

Sheet music, 1922.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1922
Place Term: New York
Publisher: Harms
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (George White's scandals, 1922)
Musical revues & comedies -- United States -- 1921-1930
White, George, 1890-1968
Sheet music
Content : First line of refrain: Argentina (She of midnight eyes)

Content : First line of text: 'Twas midnight in a dance hall in far Argentine.

Content : For voice and piano.

Content : National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.

Content : Some edges torn.

Content : Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923

Content : "Book by Andy Rice & George White"--Cover

Content : "Entire production staged by George White [and] scenes by The Law Studios from sketches by John Wenger"--Cover.

Content : "Fourth annual production"--Cover.

Content : Caption title.

Statement of Responsibility: Words by B. G. De Sylva ; music by George Gershwin.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14528510
UUID: b01404b0-c5ff-012f-50af-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1898: Creator Born
  • 1922: Issued
  • 1937: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Argentina" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1922. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e1ec306-722f-facb-e040-e00a180678ae

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Argentina" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e1ec306-722f-facb-e040-e00a180678ae

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1922). Argentina Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e1ec306-722f-facb-e040-e00a180678ae

Wikipedia Citation

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