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Straus, Oscar (1870-1954) (Composer)
Stange, Stanislaus (d. 1917) (Lyricist)
Shaw, Bernard (1856-1950) (Author)
De Takacs, André C. (Illustrator)

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

Sheet music, 1909.

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1909
Place Term: New York
Publisher: L. Doblinger
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: M.C. (Chocolate soldier, 1909)
Operas & operettas -- United States -- 1901-1910
Sheet music
Content : "F.C. Whitney's production, The chocolate soldier, opera bouffe"--Cover.

Content : "Libretto by Bernauer and Jacobson. Based on George Bernard Shaw's 'Arms and the man'"--Cover.

Content : Caption title.

Content : Center seam torn; corners eroded.

Content : Cover illustrated by De Takacs.

Content : First line of [chorus]: Don't let me see you any more.

Content : First line of text: My dear Sir, Mr. Bumerli, most hatefulyou are now to me.

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: English words by Stanislaus Stange ; music by Oscar Straus.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number) : b14528479
UUID: c904f670-c5fe-012f-a4b2-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1870: Creator Born
  • 1909: Issued
  • 1954: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The letter song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1909. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e1ec306-73af-facb-e040-e00a180678ae

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The letter song" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 5, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e1ec306-73af-facb-e040-e00a180678ae

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1909). The letter song Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8e1ec306-73af-facb-e040-e00a180678ae

Wikipedia Citation

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The letter song