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Title
I want to be an actor
Additional title: Back in my youthful days. [first line]
Additional title: I want to be an actor. [first line of chorus]
Names
Parsons, George Sanford (Lyricist)
Parsons, George Sanford (Composer)
Collection

American popular songs

Sheet music, 1901

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1901
Place: New York
Publisher: E. A. Dennison
Library locations
Music Division
Topics
Songs
Youth
Theater -- United States
Reminiscing
Acting
Musicals
Desire
Genres
Scores
Notes
Content: Handwriting on cover: Flora Oppenheimer, 56 East 66 st.
Content: Princess Proud. [musical]
Content: Stamp on cover: The New York Public Library, Astor; Lenox Tilden Foundations.
Statement of responsibility: words and music by George Sanford Parsons.
Date: Copyright date: 1901
Physical Description
Extent: 1 score (6 p.) ; 30 cm.
Type of Resource
Notated music
Languages
English
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 25648f60-c598-012f-75c0-58d385a7bc34
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

  • 1901: Issued
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I want to be an actor" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1901. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90dab749-9e0c-11dd-e040-e00a18062aad

Chicago/Turabian Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. "I want to be an actor" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed September 15, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90dab749-9e0c-11dd-e040-e00a18062aad

APA Format

Music Division, The New York Public Library. (1901). I want to be an actor Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/90dab749-9e0c-11dd-e040-e00a18062aad

Wikipedia Citation

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I want to be an actor