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O'Hara, Geoffrey, 1882-1967 (Composer)

War songs

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1918
Place: New York
Publisher: L. Feist
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: P.S. War songs
Popular music
Content: First line of chorus: K-K-K-Katy, beautiful Katy.
Content: First line of text: Jimmy was soldier brave and bold.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: Lovingly dedicated to K-K-K-Katy Richardson, who inspired this song--Caption.
Funding: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: The sensational stammering song success sung by the soldiers and sailors--Cover.
Funding: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: by Geoffrey O'Hara.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (3 p.) : ill. ; 27 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14528454
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 425d6c40-c623-012f-90eb-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1882: Creator Born
  • 1918: Created
  • 1967: Creator Died
  • 2020: Digitized
  • 2022: Found by you!
  • 2023

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "K-K-K-Katy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1918.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "K-K-K-Katy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 27, 2022.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1918). K-K-K-Katy Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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