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Title
I'm making a bid for popularity
Additional title: I'm self manufactured and proud of the job, in manners I've nothing to learn [First line of song]
Names
Stromberg, John, 1853-1902 (Composer)
Smith, Harry B. (Harry Bache), 1860-1936 (Lyricist)
Kelly, John T. (Singer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Weber, Fields & Stromberg
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Manners and customs
Rich people
Popularity
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: an instantaneous hit as sung by John T. Kelly at Weber and Field's Broadway Music Hall.
Content: Cover illustration of a man in formal wear making a speech to two other gentlemen.
Content: Inset of signed photograph of John T. Kelly on cover.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry B. Smith ; music by John Stromberg.
Date: Copyright date: 1899
Physical Description
Extent: 8 p. ; 34 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d79fe2a0-c594-012f-e922-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1853: Creator Born
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1902: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2020: Found by you!
  • 2021

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm making a bid for popularity" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebfd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'm making a bid for popularity" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed November 28, 2020. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebfd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). I'm making a bid for popularity Retrieved from https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ebfd-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I'm making a bid for popularity