Chinatown, my Chinatown

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Chinatown, my Chinatown
Jerome, William (1865-1932) (Lyricist)
Cooney, Florence E. (Illustrator)
Schwartz, Jean (1878-1956) (Composer)

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Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1910
Place: New York
Publisher: J.H. Remick
Library locations
Music Division
Shelf locator: Music (Sheet) 99-324
Songs with piano
Sheet music
Sheet music covers
Content: Caption title.
Content: Center seam torn; edges frayed.
Content: Cover illustrated by Florence E. Cooney.
Content: First line of chorus: Chinatown, my Chinatown.
Content: First line of text: When the town is fast asleep.
Content: For voice and piano.
Content: National Endowment for the Arts Millennium Project.
Content: Treasures of the American Performing Arts, 1875-1923
Statement of responsibility: words by William Jerome ; music by Jean Schwartz.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 vocal score (3 p.) : ill. ; 35 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14662405
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 099553d0-c642-012f-fac3-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1865: Creator Born
  • 1910: Created
  • 1932: Creator Died
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Chinatown, my Chinatown" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1910.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "Chinatown, my Chinatown" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 22, 2017.

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Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1910). Chinatown, my Chinatown Retrieved from

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Chinatown, my Chinatown