My Honolulu Queen

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Title
My Honolulu Queen
Additional title: For she's the belle of all the Honolulu ladies, just the sweetest ever was seen. [first line of chorus]
Additional title: Where the billows gaily roar, on the far-off sunny shore. [first line of song]
Names
Held, Anna (1877?-1918) (Singer)
O'Dea, James (Lyricist)
Penn, William H. (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1899

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1899
Copyright Date: 1899
Date Issued: 1901
Place: Chicago ; New York ; [etc.]
Publisher: Sol Bloom
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Honolulu (Hawaii)
Daffodils
Sexual attraction
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Summary: The narrator's attractive girlfriend lives far away in Honolulu; he plans to wed her when he gets back there.
Content: Cover design includes photograph of Anna Held with long flowing hair, set against drawing of daffodils and a pink background.
Content: Published as the music supplement of the New York Journal and Advertiser, Sunday, Feb. 10, 1901, pp. 5-8.
Content: On cover: Sung by Anna Held in Papa's wife.
Statement of responsibility: words by James O'Dea ; music by William Penn.
Physical Description
Extent: 4 p. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 3aa45f90-c595-012f-f014-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1899: Copyright date (Approximate)
  • 1899: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My Honolulu Queen" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1899 - 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f051-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "My Honolulu Queen" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 16, 2017. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f051-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1899 - 1901). My Honolulu Queen Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47df-f051-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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My Honolulu Queen