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The cobbler's song
Additional title: Chu chin chow. Cobbler's song. Vocal score
Asche, Oscar (1871-1936) (Lyricist)
Norton, Frederic (1869-1946) (Composer)
Manning, Frederick S. (Illustrator)

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

Sheet music, 1916.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1916
Date Issued: 1920
Place: [London]
Publisher: E.B. MarksMusic
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Chu chin chow, 1916)
Musical revues & comedies -- United States -- 1911-1920
Sheet music
Content: Caption title.
Content: Cover illustrated by F.S. Manning.
Content: First line of text: I sit and cobble at slippers and shoon.
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 Oscar Asche ; music by Frederic Norton.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (4 p.) : ill. ; 31 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14528487
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 23587dc0-c5ff-012f-5321-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1871: Creator Born
  • 1916: Issued (Approximate)
  • 1936: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The cobbler's song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1916 - 1920.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The cobbler's song" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 6, 2016.

APA Format

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The cobbler's song