Weezie : the song of the minstrel man

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Names
Norworth, Jack (Composer)
Norworth, Jack (Lyricist)
Hubbell, Raymond (1879-1954) (Composer)
Hubbell, Raymond (1879-1954) (Lyricist)
Mandel (Cover designer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Copyright Date: 1901
Copyright Date: 1901
Place Term: Milwaukee, Wis.
Publisher: Chas. K. Harris
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Poor persons
African American singers
Minstrel music
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content : Cover design by Mandel includes a floral background pattern.

Content : On cover: Sung by Louise Dresser; cover includes photograph of Louise Dresser.

Content : Summary: Using stereotyped language, the narrator describes an African American minstrel performer who in his act sings about how he misses his Weezie; after his performing troupe disbands he is left poor and now really thinks of Weezie.

Statement of Responsibility: By Jack Norworh and Raymond Hubbell
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
UUID: 5fbdfe50-c599-012f-57c3-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1901: Copyright date
  • 2014: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Weezie : the song of the minstrel man" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97d99319-d693-d897-e040-e00a180672fc

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Weezie : the song of the minstrel man" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 2, 2015. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/97d99319-d693-d897-e040-e00a180672fc

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Weezie : the song of the minstrel man