I'd leave ma happy home for you

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Title
I'd leave ma happy home for you
Additional title: A gal I knew, a nice gal too, 'till someone told her she knew how to act [First line of song]
Names
Von Tilzer, Harry (1872-1946) (Composer)
Diamond, George H. (Singer)
Heelan, Will A. (Lyricist)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Place: New York
Publisher: Wm. C. Dunn & Co. ; Shapiro Bernstein & Von Tilzer
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Actresses -- 1890-1899
Minstrel shows -- 1800-1899
Actors -- 1890-1920
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Cover illustration features African American woman singing "Oo, Oo, Oo."
Content: Inset of photograph of Geo. H. Diamond on cover.
Content: On cover: rendered by Geo. H. Diamond.
Statement of responsibility: words by Will A. Heelan ; music by Harry Von Tilzer.
Physical Description
Extent: 6 p. ; 33 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): bda99320-c594-012f-027e-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

  • 1872: Creator Born
  • 1899: Copyright date
  • 1899: Issued
  • 1946: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'd leave ma happy home for you" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I'd leave ma happy home for you" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 14, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899). I'd leave ma happy home for you Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ec2d-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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I'd leave ma happy home for you