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Title
De cake-walk queen
Additional title: Dar's a meetin' of all de high society. [first line]
Additional title: She is de belle of de ball. [first line of chorus]
Names
Clayton, Bessie (1878-1948) (Dancer)
Smith, Harry Bache (1860-1936) (Lyricist)
Stromberg, John (1853-1902) (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1900

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1900
Date Issued: 1900
Place: New York ; Chicago ; [etc.]
Publisher: M. Witmark & Sons
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
African Americans
Cakewalk (Dance)
African Americans -- Women -- 1900-1909
Contests
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: On cover: Bessie Clayton.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry B. Smith ; music by John Stromberg.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 2b305970-c596-012f-433e-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

  • 1878: Creator Born
  • 1900: Issued
  • 1948: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "De cake-walk queen" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1900 - 1900. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef07-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "De cake-walk queen" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 16, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef07-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1900 - 1900). De cake-walk queen Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-ef07-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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De cake-walk queen