May Irwin's "Lulu" song

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May Irwin's "Lulu" song
Additional title: I'se singin' w'ile de yaller moon am shinin' bright as day. [first line]
Additional title: If, ma honey, in ma heart yo'd see. [first line of chorus]
Alexander, Sigmund B. (Lyricist)
Hecht, Summit L. (Composer)
Irwin, May (1862-1938) (Singer)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: Boston ; New York ; Chicago
Publisher: White-Smith Music Pub. Co.
Library locations
Music Division
African Americans
Balls (Parties)
Love songs
Sheet music
Content: On cover: picture of May Irwin.
Statement of responsibility: written by Sigmung B. Alexander ; composed by Summit L. Hecht.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 68f34890-c591-012f-681c-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1896: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "May Irwin's "Lulu" song" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "May Irwin's "Lulu" song" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 28, 2017.

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May Irwin's "Lulu" song