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Title
My friend the major
Additional title: My friend the major is the idol of the fair. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: You must know my friend the major. [first line]
Names
Rogers, E. W. (1863-1913) (Composer)
Rogers, E. W. (1863-1913) (Lyricist)
Tilley, Vesta (1864-1952) (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1894

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1894
Date Issued: 1894
Place: New York
Publisher: T.B. Harms & Co. ; Francis, Day & Hunter
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Flirting
Fortune hunters
Genres
Sheet music
Notes
Content: Cover includes 5 photographs of Vesta Tilley in various men's outfirst, in various poses.
Content: On cover: Vesta Tilley's great songs [with list of songs].
Statement of responsibility: written and composed by E.W. Rogers.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 876acb40-c58f-012f-afaf-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1863: Creator Born
  • 1894: Issued
  • 1913: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My friend the major" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1894 - 1894. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0697-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My friend the major" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 28, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0697-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1894 - 1894). My friend the major Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47de-0697-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My friend the major