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My Filopena pet
Additional title: Off in one of those islands tropical islands far. [first line]
Additional title: She is my Filopena, my Filopena my dusky belle. [first line of chorus]
Lachaume, Aime (1871-1944) (Composer)
Pal, J. (Dedicatee)
Smith, Harry Bache (1860-1936) (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place: New York ; Chicago ; London
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Islands of the Pacific
Man-woman relationships
Sexual attraction
Women -- Philippines -- Manila
Sheet music
Content: Dedication on cover: Dedicated to my friend J. Pal.
Content: On cover: An Asian woman. [illustration]
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry B. Smith ; music by Aime Lachaume.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ad9def60-c598-012f-2695-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1871: Creator Born
  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 1944: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

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My Filopena pet