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Flirtation song
Additional title: For flirtation there's never any place attractive as the seaside. [first line]
Additional title: When we go fishing all our prey are wishing. [first line of chorus]
Smith, Harry Bache (1860-1936) (Lyricist)
De Koven, Reginald (1859-1920) (Composer)
Held, Anna (1877?-1918) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: Edward Schuberth & Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Beaches -- 1900-1999
Man-woman relationships
Sheet music
Content: On cover: Photograph of Anna Held.
Content: The Little Duchess. [musical]
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry B. Smith ; music by Reginald de Koven.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (8 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): efd09aa0-c597-012f-b16a-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1860: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1936: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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Flirtation song