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The dear little Jappy-Jap-Jappy
Additional title: Geisha. Dear little Jappy-Jap-Jappy. [uniform title]
Additional title: There came to the land of Japan to the seaport of fair Nagasaki. [first line]
Bradfield, W. Louis -- (Walter Louis) (1866-1919) (Singer)
Jones, Sidney (1861-1946) (Composer)
Greenbank, Harry (Lyricist)

American popular songs.

Sheet music, 1896

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1896
Date Issued: 1896
Place: London
Publisher: White-Smith Music Pub. Co.
Library locations
Music Division
Courtship -- 1890-1899
Humorous songs
Sheet music
Content: Cover contains drawing of a Japanese woman with a fan in her left hand.
Content: Summary: A British seaman comes to Nagasaki, Japan, finds a Japanese woman.
Content: Page 4 contains a page of dance music to be played after 3rd verse. Page 5 contains text of 1st and 2 additional verses.
Statement of responsibility: words by Harry Greenbank ; music by Sidney Jones.
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 32 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): ffc35540-c590-012f-4ec4-58d385a7bc34
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Item timeline of events

  • 1866: Creator Born
  • 1896: Issued
  • 1919: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2017: Found by you!
  • 2018

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The dear little Jappy-Jap-Jappy" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1896 - 1896.

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "The dear little Jappy-Jap-Jappy" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed March 25, 2017.

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1896 - 1896). The dear little Jappy-Jap-Jappy Retrieved from

Wikipedia Citation

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The dear little Jappy-Jap-Jappy